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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

(Cahaba shiner)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(redstem)
 

Featured Species

(Moderlieschen)
 

Extreme Species

(sticky purple geranium)

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 1
(Black Redstart)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  badger  bee  bird  butterfly  cactus  cheetah  condor  cormorant  cotton  cougar  cow  crane  crow  daffodil  dolphin  elk  giraffe  gorilla  grapefruit  gull  hippopotamus  hornbill  hyena  jaguar  lion  loon  mammal  monkey  opossum  panda  parrot  peanut  pheasant  pine  rat  reindeer  reptile  shark  skunk  termite  tiger  tomato  turtle  walnut  wasp  woodchuck  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 1Ecology of Commanster
Notropis cahabae Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Erodium cicutarium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Leucaspius delineatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium viscosissimum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phoenicurus ochruros Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2013-11-04, in Catalog of Life 2011
Stenurella melanura Species recognized by Tavakilian G., 2011-10-17, in Catalog of Life 2011
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