Meaning of SPECIES in English
/ ˈspiːʃiːz; NAmE / noun
( pl. spe·cies ) a group into which animals, plants, etc. that are able to breed with each other and produce healthy young are divided, smaller than a genus and identified by a Latin name :
a rare species of beetle
There are many species of dog(s).
a conservation area for endangered species
late Middle English : from Latin , literally appearance, form, beauty , from specere to look.
Oxford Advanced Learner's English Dictionary. Оксфордский английский словарь для изучающик язык на продвинутом уровне. 2005