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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

(Eared Worm-lizard)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European flat oyster)
 

Featured Species

(Crucian carp)
 

Extreme Species

(Shepherd's Purse)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Grey rockcod)
 
provides Food for 2
(Antarctic Petrel)
 

Common Species

avocado  bat  bear  bison  cactus  cardinal  caribou  chickadee  coyote  crane  crocodile  elephant  fish  fox  garlic  goat  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  human  kangaroo  lark  lettuce  lime  llama  loon  macaw  marigold  monkey  opossum  ostrich  porpoise  puma  quail  rat  ray  scallop  seahorse  seal  shark  spider  squirrel  tortoise  trout  tuna  turkey  turtle  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 2Towards the trophic structure of the Bouvet Island marine ecosystem, U. Jacob, T. Brey, I. Fetzer, S. Kaehler, K. Mintenbeck, K. Dunton, K. Beyer, U. Struck , E.A. Pakhomov and W.E. Arntz, Polar Biology, 29 (2). pp. 106-113 (2006)
Aprasia aurita Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Ostrea edulis Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Carassius carassius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Capsella bursa-pastoris Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Thalassoica antarctica Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidonotothen squamifrons Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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