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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

(Andean Catfish)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(large gray willow)
 

Featured Species

(Chaco Treefrog)
 

Extreme Species

(California red fir)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(Black chokeberry)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  asparagus  banana  beetle  butterfly  chipmunk  condor  cow  crow  donkey  elephant  garlic  goat  goose  gorilla  hamster  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  human  hyena  jaguar  lamprey  lion  loon  mammal  moth  mouse  panda  pigeon  ray  reptile  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  shark  skunk  spider  sturgeon  toad  tortoise  tuna  turkey  walnut  watermelon  woodpecker  wren  yak  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 2Small, E. 1976. Insect pollinators of the Mer Bleue peat bog of Ottawa. Canadian Field Naturalist 90:22-28.
Astroblepus ubidiai Species recognized by Group expert : Schaefer, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix cinerea Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypsiboas raniceps Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Abies magnifica Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Photinia melanocarpa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Bombus perplexus Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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