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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

(Chinese giant salamander)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Arrow Head)
 

Featured Species

(Mountain swordatail)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(yellow marsh marigold)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bird  butterfly  camel  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  cotton  coyote  crocodile  crow  daisy  dog  duck  finch  giraffe  goat  gull  hickory  hippopotamus  jaguar  jay  koala  lemon  lion  lizard  mammal  monkey  moose  nemo  orange  otter  panda  parakeet  quail  raccoon  rice  seahorse  soybean  spider  tiger  tuna  turkey  vanilla  violet  whale  wolf  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ecology of Commanster
Andrias davidianus Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Sagittaria sagittifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Xiphophorus nezahualcoyotl Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium ruderale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Caltha palustris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupeodes latifasciatus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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