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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

(Cherry Mahogany)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Tilapia)
 

Featured Species

(Sacramento squawfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Red Knot)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Green Honeycreeper)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  blackbird  camel  cardinal  caribou  chicken  chimpanzee  cormorant  cotton  crane  crocodile  crow  daisy  emu  finch  gerbil  hornbill  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  lemon  leopard  mammal  monkey  octopus  otter  puma  quail  raccoon  rat  reptile  roach  salmon  scallop  sheep  spider  stork  swan  tiger  turtle  vanilla  walnut  whale  wheat  yak 

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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 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Tieghemella heckelii Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Oreochromis aureus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Ptychocheilus grandis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris canutus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Chlorophanes spiza Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus yoponensis 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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