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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

(Grey-cheeked Parakeet)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(red turpentine beetle)
 

Featured Species

(smooth ronquil)
 

Extreme Species

(marshpepper knotweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(honey bee)
 
provides Pollination for 2
(black huckleberry)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  beetle  bird  bison  butterfly  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cotton  crane  crow  daffodil  dove  eel  elephant  finch  goose  grapefruit  grouse  human  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  kiwi  lime  lizard  llama  moth  nemo  orangutan  porpoise  robin  salamander  scallop  sheep  starling  stork  swallow  termite  toad  tortoise  vanilla  violet  weasel  wren  yak  zebra 

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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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Small, E. 1976. Insect pollinators of the Mer Bleue peat bog of Ottawa. Canadian Field Naturalist 90:22-28.
Brotogeris pyrrhoptera Species recognized by , 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Dendroctonus valens Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Rathbunella hypoplecta Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria hydropiper Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Gaylussacia baccata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Apis mellifera Species recognized by , 2008-12-05, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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