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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

(Assam roofed turtle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Underwood's spectacled tegu)
 

Featured Species

(Mustard surgeonfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Tanzy Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Trumpet tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(white-faced capuchin)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  avocado  badger  bear  bird  cactus  chickadee  cinnamon  cockatoo  corn  deer  dove  fish  garlic  goat  goose  grapefruit  gull  hamster  hornbill  insect  jaguar  kiwi  lark  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lime  lion  loon  mouse  opossum  palm  puma  salamander  sea lion  skunk  snake  soybean  starling  termite  turtle  walrus  watermelon  whale  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 2Phenology, seed dispersal, and recruitment in Cecropia peltata (Moraceae) in Cost Rican tropical dry forest, Theodore H. Fleming and Charles F. Williams, Journal of Tropical Ecology (1990) 6:163-178
Pangshura sylhetensis Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Gymnophthalmus underwoodi Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Acanthurus guttatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia pinnata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Cebus capucinus Species recognized by Anthony B. Rylands, 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cecropia polystachya Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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