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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

(sibiricus water frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Monk Parakeet)
 

Featured Species

(Alewife)
 

Extreme Species

(seaside brookweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Cape May Warbler)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  asparagus  banana  cardinal  cow  crocodile  dog  donkey  fish  garlic  gerbil  goose  gorilla  gull  hippopotamus  hyena  insect  jaguar  koala  leopard  lion  llama  mammal  monkey  mussel  ostrich  panda  quail  rabbit  raccoon  radish  ray  reindeer  salmon  scallop  seal  starling  swan  titmouse  tortoise  vanilla  walnut  weasel  whale  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 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
Telmatobius sibiricus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Myiopsitta monachus Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Alosa alosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Samolus repens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Dendroica tigrina Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ficus cotinifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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