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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

(kulan)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pink hibiscus mealybug)
 

Featured Species

(Emperor)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intracontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(gaur)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  butterfly  cardinal  corn  coyote  daisy  donkey  elephant  giraffe  goat  gull  hippopotamus  hummingbird  iguana  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  lark  lion  llama  mole  moth  mouse  mussel  octopus  opossum  orange  ostrich  palm  parakeet  partridge  raccoon  scallop  shark  sheep  snake  soybean  sparrow  spider  swan  titmouse  toad  violet  whale  wren  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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Studies on the food and feeding habits of Gaur Bos gaurus H. Smith (Mammalia: Artiodactyla: Bovidae) in two protected areas of Goa, Suman D. Gad & S.K. Shyama, Journal of Threatened Taxa | 1(2): 128-130 | February 2009
Equus hemionus Species recognized by Grubb P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Maconellicoccus hirsutus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lethrinus rubrioperculatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Archilochus colubris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bos frontalis Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Strobilanthes zeylanica Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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