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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

(salt creek pupfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(reed mannagrass)
 

Featured Species

(Western scalyfin)
 

Extreme Species

(cutleaf geranium)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(guarumo)
 
provides Food for 2
(Long-tailed Manakin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  cactus  cardinal  cheetah  chicken  corn  coyote  daisy  donkey  elk  finch  frog  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hornbill  human  hyena  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lemon  llama  macaw  mouse  mussel  opossum  otter  panda  partridge  peanut  porpoise  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  salamander  scallop  shark  sloth  snake  soybean  swan  trout  wheat  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Tropical Fruit-Eating Birds and Their Food Plants: A Survey of a Costa Rican Lower Montane Forest, Nathaniel T. Wheelwright, William A. Haber, K. Greg Murray, Carlos Guindon, Biotropica Vol. 16, No. 3 (Sep., 1984), pp. 173-192
Cyprinodon salinus Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2011-09-30, in Catalog of Life 2011
Glyceria maxima Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Parma occidentalis Species recognized by Group expert : Allen, G., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium dissectum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chiroxiphia linearis Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cecropia obtusifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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