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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

(Holy mountain salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(electric ant)
 

Featured Species

(Flapscale blenny)
 

Extreme Species

(Spanish Bayonet)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(European white birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Birch Aphid)
 

Common Species

armadillo  camel  chicken  chimpanzee  cotton  crane  dog  dolphin  finch  frog  garlic  goose  gorilla  gull  hickory  horse  jaguar  koala  lark  lemon  lettuce  loon  lynx  partridge  pigeon  pine  raccoon  ray  rice  roach  salmon  sea lion  shark  sheep  sloth  sparrow  squirrel  starling  swallow  swan  termite  thrush  tomato  tuna  vanilla  watermelon  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 2Ecology of Commanster
Bolitoglossa heiroreias Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Wasmannia auropunctata Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Paraclinus sini Species recognized by , 2012-10-02, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Yucca aloifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Euceraphis punctipennis Species recognized by Favret C, 2015-01-28, AphidSF: Aphid Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula pendula Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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