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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

(Slender Antbird)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Humboldt's willow)
 

Featured Species

(Longwing searobin)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Elephant Seal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.65 tons (1,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(western roe deer)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Bovine tuberculosis)
 

Common Species

ant  anteater  asparagus  beetle  camel  cheetah  chimpanzee  cormorant  corn  crow  daffodil  flamingo  grapefruit  hippopotamus  human  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lark  lemon  lion  lynx  mole  monkey  moth  octopus  orangutan  otter  parrot  peanut  puma  raccoon  reindeer  roach  salamander  seal  skunk  sturgeon  termite  titmouse  trout  turkey  walrus  watermelon  whale  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 1Mirounga angustirostris, Brent S. Stewart and Harriet R. Huber, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 449, pp. 1-10 (1993) 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Rhopornis ardesiacus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Salix humboldtiana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidotrigla japonica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirounga angustirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mycobacterium bovis Species recognized by Sp2000, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Capreolus capreolus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
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