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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

(Catfish)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Bronze Anole)
 

Featured Species

(reticulated spinefoot)
 

Extreme Species

(sticky purple geranium)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(north Sumatran leaf monkey)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bat  beetle  bird  bison  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cheetah  chickadee  cinnamon  cougar  donkey  dove  elephant  frog  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  hickory  horse  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  mammal  marigold  moth  octopus  ostrich  raccoon  radish  rat  scallop  seahorse  seal  sloth  spider  sturgeon  termite  tortoise  violet  watermelon  wolf  woodchuck  wren 

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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 1Fruit Preferences of Four Sympatric Primate Species at Ketambe, Northern Sumatra, Indonesia, Peter S. Ungar, International Journal of Primatology, Vol. 16, No. 2, 1995
Chrysichthys walkeri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Anolis aeneus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Siganus vermiculatus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium viscosissimum Species recognized by Aedo C., , RJB Geranium: Geranium Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Presbytis thomasi Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Memecylon paniculatum 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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