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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

(Japanese Night Heron)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(millions fish)
 

Featured Species

(longfinned albacore)
 

Extreme Species

(Round oreo)
Female Maturity 1 : 31 years

Species Relation

(common filbert)
 
provides Food for 2
(Clouded Magpie)
 

Common Species

anteater  cactus  camel  cat  cheetah  chicken  corn  coyote  crocodile  crow  daisy  deer  dog  dove  duck  elk  fish  flamingo  giraffe  gull  hamster  human  hyena  iguana  lemon  lion  mammal  monkey  mouse  opossum  panther  parrot  pine  rice  scallop  sea lion  shark  skunk  tiger  tomato  trout  tuna  turkey  turtle  violet  wolf  wren  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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Gorsachius goisagi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Poecilia reticulata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Thunnus alalunga Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudocyttus maculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Abraxas sylvata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Corylus avellana Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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