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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

(Brazilian Merganser)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common ironwood)
 

Featured Species

(Cooper's Atlantic caecum)
 

Extreme Species

(Rufous Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(convex reef crab)
 
provides Food for 2
(duskyfin grouper)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  armadillo  butterfly  cardinal  chicken  cormorant  corn  cougar  crow  deer  dolphin  elk  goose  horse  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lark  lemon  lettuce  lynx  marigold  mole  mouse  nemo  orangutan  palm  panda  panther  parakeet  rabbit  radish  ray  reptile  roach  salamander  salmon  scallop  seahorse  sparrow  stork  turtle  weasel  zebra 

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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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Food habits and prey selection of three species of groupers from the genus Cephalopholis (Serranidae: Teleostei), Muki Shpigel & Lev Fishelson, Environmental Biology of Fishes Vol. 24, No. 1, pp. 67-73, 1989
Mergus octosetaceus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Casuarina equisetifolia Species recognized by Wilson K.L. & Johnson L.A.S., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Caecum cooperi Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2010-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Selasphorus rufus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cephalopholis hemistiktos Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Carpilius convexus Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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