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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

(Cebu Flowerpecker)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chusan Palm)
 

Featured Species

(Mini-fin parrotfish)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(mumutun)
 
provides Food for 2
(Green-rumped Parrotlet)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  avocado  banana  bat  butterfly  cactus  cheetah  chickadee  chimpanzee  condor  cormorant  duck  elephant  fish  flamingo  garlic  giraffe  grapefruit  gull  hummingbird  hyena  insect  lark  lettuce  lion  manatee  moose  nemo  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  palm  parrot  pheasant  skunk  soybean  spider  squirrel  thrush  tomato  trout  turkey  vanilla  wasp  watermelon  weasel  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Waltman, JR, and SR Beissinger. 1992. Breeding behavior of the green-rumped parrotlet Wilson Bulletin 104:65-84
Dicaeum quadricolor Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachycarpus fortunei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Scarus altipinnis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Forpus passerinus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Mesosphaerum suaveolens Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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