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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 
Animalia1,068,005 68,023 15,656 4,923 293 40,500 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,050 50 1 4 144 
Chromista7,775 138 4 7 110 
Fungi123,124 2,780 1,864 4 8 444 
Plantae361,402 31,105 71,576 4,758 398 12,990 
Protozoa15,454 14 2 92 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Slender-billed Flufftail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pampasgrass)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Sundew)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(Capybara)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bison  blackbird  camel  cat  cheetah  chicken  condor  cotton  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  eel  emu  flamingo  fox  giraffe  gull  hyena  iguana  insect  jay  lime  lion  mammal  marigold  mussel  nemo  orangutan  otter  partridge  porpoise  puma  ray  reindeer  rice  scallop  shark  snake  swan  tuna  turtle  walnut  watermelon  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 1Feeding Habits of Capybaras (Hydrochoerus hydrochaeris, Linnaeus 1766), in the Ecological Reserve of Taim (ESEC - Taim) - South of Brazil, Lucélia do Valle Borges and Ioni Gonçalves Colares, Brazilian Archives of Biology and Technology, Vol.50, n. 3 : pp.409-416 May 2007
Sarothrura watersi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cortaderia jubata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachelyopterus galeatus Species recognized by Group expert : Ferraris, Jr., C., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Drosera peltata Species recognized by Culham A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrochaeris hydrochaeris Species recognized by Woods C.A., 2001-04-19, in Catalog of Life 2011
Zizaniopsis bonariensis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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