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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

(Demonic poison frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Moses-in-the-Cradle)
 

Featured Species

(great mullein)
 

Extreme Species

(African Bush Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.45 tons (4,035.00 kg)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Streak-headed Honeyeater)
 

Common Species

blackbird  cheetah  corn  cougar  crocodile  crow  eel  finch  fox  garlic  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  horse  jay  kiwi  lime  lizard  marigold  mole  monkey  orangutan  palm  parakeet  pine  raccoon  radish  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  shark  skunk  stork  sturgeon  termite  titmouse  toad  tortoise  trout  vanilla  violet  walrus  wasp  watermelon  woodchuck  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 1Loxodonta africana, Larry Laursen and Marc Bekoff, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 92, pp. –8 (1978) 2"Fig-eating by vertebrate frugivores: a global review", MIKE SHANAHAN, SAMSON SO, STEPHEN G. COMPTON and RICHARD CORLETT, Biol. Rev. (2001), 76, pp. 529–572
Minyobates steyermarki Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tradescantia spathacea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Verbascum thapsus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Loxodonta africana Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pycnopygius stictocephalus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus melinocarpa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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