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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

(pearl darter)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Zilli's tilapia)
 

Featured Species

(White bait)
 

Extreme Species

(Common Pea)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Tansy)
 
provides Food for 2
(Tawny Speckled Pug Moth)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  blackbird  camel  caribou  cotton  deer  eel  elephant  fish  flamingo  fox  goose  hickory  hornbill  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  koala  leopard  lettuce  lion  octopus  peanut  pig  pigeon  rabbit  radish  rat  ray  rhinoceros  rice  sheep  spider  squirrel  starling  stork  tiger  tuna  turkey  turtle  violet  walnut  walrus  wasp  whale  wheat  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Ecology of Commanster
Percina aurora Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Tilapia zillii Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Stolephorus tri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pisum sativum Species recognized by Maxted N, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Eupithecia icterata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Tanacetum vulgare Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-29, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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