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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

(Bulera haplo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Barbuda Bank tree anole, Panther Anole)
 

Featured Species

(Pot cover)
 

Extreme Species

(Arctic Tern)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(long-spine acacia)
 
provides Food for 2
(white-lipped peccary)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  banana  bat  bear  bee  beetle  bison  blackbird  cactus  cormorant  cotton  cougar  crane  daisy  deer  donkey  eel  emu  fish  frog  gull  hornbill  lamprey  lynx  marigold  moose  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  otter  palm  panther  parakeet  pheasant  pine  porpoise  ray  reptile  sloth  soybean  sturgeon  termite  titmouse  tuna  violet  walrus  wasp  woodpecker  wren 

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Animals that exist only in captivity
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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 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 2Barreto, G. R., Hernandez, O. E. and Ojasti, J. (1997), Diet of peccaries (Tayassu tajacu and T. pecari) in a dry forest of Venezuela. Journal of Zoology, 241: 279–284
Haplochromis erythromaculatus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis leachii Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Pomacanthus arcuatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Sterna paradisaea Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Tayassu pecari Species recognized by Grubb P., 2012-12-21, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Acacia macracantha Species recognized by Rico ML, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
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