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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

(Light Red Meranti)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chocolate Vine)
 

Featured Species

(serpentine tarweed)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruddy Turnstone)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(African Thrush)
 

Common Species

anteater  badger  banana  camel  chickadee  cinnamon  condor  corn  cow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  donkey  dove  eel  fish  fox  goat  gorilla  horse  insect  jaguar  jay  lettuce  lynx  manatee  moose  nuthatch  opossum  orange  ostrich  pine  quail  raccoon  radish  ray  robin  salmon  snake  soybean  swallow  swan  tomato  violet  watermelon  whale  woodpecker  wren 

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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 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 2A twelve-month field study of the West African Thrush Turdus pelios (Passeriformes: Muscicapidae). Part 2: annual cycles, Akinsola I. Akinpelu, Rev. biol. trop vol.53 no.1-2 San José June 2005
Shorea andulensis Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Akebia quinata Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Harmonia doris-nilesiae Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-21, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Arenaria interpres Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Turdus pelios Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pachybolus ligulatus Species recognized by Spelda J., 2003-04-19, SysMyr: Systematic Myriapod Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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