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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

(Madagascar Serpent Eagle)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(yellow crazy ant)
 

Featured Species

(Flathead catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(purslane speedwell)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(pink or queen conch)
 
provides Food for 2
(rough box crab)
 

Common Species

anteater  bat  bear  beetle  cat  condor  corn  daisy  eel  fox  garlic  goat  goose  hippopotamus  hornbill  hyena  jay  kangaroo  mammal  marigold  mole  moth  mouse  mussel  nuthatch  orange  parrot  pigeon  puma  quail  ray  reindeer  reptile  salamander  sea lion  seahorse  squirrel  swallow  swan  termite  tiger  turkey  violet  walnut  watermelon  whale  wheat 

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Nocturnal animals
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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 2Queen Conch Predators: Not a Roadblock to Mariculture, Darryl E. Jory and Edwin S. Iversen, Proc. Gulf Caribb. Fish. Inst. 35:108-111. (1983)
Eutriorchis astur Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Anoplolepis gracilipes Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pimelodella laticeps Species recognized by Group expert : Bockmann, F., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Veronica maximowicziana Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calappa gallus Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lobatus gigas Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-03-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
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