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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

(Mount Donna Buang wingless stonefly)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(black twig borer)
 

Featured Species

(Hooktooth shark)
 

Extreme Species

(Brown trout)
Litter Size 1 : 8,000

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Green triangle butterfly)
 

Common Species

badger  beetle  bird  bison  butterfly  cardinal  chickadee  cinnamon  corn  crane  crow  dog  eel  elk  finch  fish  frog  gorilla  hornbill  human  kangaroo  kingfisher  lamprey  lime  lion  mammal  manatee  mussel  octopus  panda  panther  parrot  pine  reptile  salamander  skunk  sloth  snake  sparrow  spider  swan  termite  trout  walnut  whale  wheat  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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 2Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Riekoperla darlingtoni Species recognized by DeWalt RE, 2015-01-28, PlecopteraSF: Plecoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Xylosandrus compactus Species recognized by Alonso-Zarazaga M.A.& Lyal C.H.C., , WTaxa: Electronic Catalogue of Weevil names (Curculionoidea) in Catalog of Life 2011
Chaenogaleus macrostoma Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Salmo trutta Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Graphium sarpedon Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2008-03-30, GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptocarya triplinervis 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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