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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

(Flores long-nosed rat)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ass)
 

Featured Species

(Slender queen fish)
 

Extreme Species

(Baird's Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(common hackberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(lappet moth)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  blackbird  butterfly  camel  cardinal  caribou  chimpanzee  cinnamon  cormorant  cotton  coyote  dog  elk  finch  goat  hippopotamus  hornbill  insect  jaguar  lemon  leopard  llama  loon  mole  moth  orange  parakeet  partridge  peanut  porpoise  raccoon  radish  ray  rhinoceros  sea lion  shark  skunk  snake  swallow  tiger  trout  tuna  turkey  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Paulamys naso Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2001-05-02, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Equus asinus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Scomberoides tol Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris bairdii Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Phyllodesma americana Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Celtis occidentalis 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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