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Welcome to the Global Species website. A mashup of species data from around the web.

Features

The following table contains species counts for select categories.
More detailed statistics can be found on the About page.

 Kingdom  Total  English Names  Attributes   Endangered  Invasive  Relations 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Australian Ant)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Oxford Ragwort)
 

Featured Species

(fluke)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(fig)
 
provides Food for 1
(Orange-bellied Fruit Dove)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  avocado  banana  bear  bee  bird  cactus  cat  cheetah  chickadee  chipmunk  cinnamon  corn  daisy  dog  dolphin  elephant  flamingo  fox  frog  giraffe  goat  insect  jay  leopard  lime  llama  lynx  mole  octopus  palm  peanut  pheasant  pig  robin  salmon  scallop  sheep  soybean  spider  squirrel  stork  tiger  turkey  wheat  wren  yak  zebra 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
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Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
Venomous animals

Citations

Endangered Status provided by IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2 <www.iucnredlist.org> Downloaded on 11 April 2013.
Invasive Status provided by Global Invasive Species Database Downloaded on 10 May 2011.
Attributes / relations provided by 1"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Nothomyrmecia macrops Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Senecio squalidus Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Paralichthys dentatus Species recognized by Group expert : Amaoka, K., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ptilinopus iozonus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-05-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus tinctoria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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