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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(redmammee)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(orosne)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow-spotted trevally)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intracontinental

Species Relation

(giant granadilla)
 
provides Food for 2
(Jamaican fruit-eating bat)
 

Common Species

ant  bird  bison  chicken  cockatoo  corn  coyote  crane  crocodile  daisy  deer  duck  elk  gorilla  grouse  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  human  iguana  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lark  lettuce  lime  loon  marigold  mole  monkey  otter  peanut  radish  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  shark  starling  sturgeon  thrush  tiger  titmouse  toad  turkey  wolf  zebra 

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Fastest animals
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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 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 2Artibeus jamaicensis, Jorge Ortega and Iván Castro-Arellano, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 662, pp. 1–9 (2001)
Pouteria hotteana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Polygala paniculata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Carangoides orthogrammus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Archilochus colubris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Artibeus jamaicensis Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2014-08-27, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Passiflora quadrangularis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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