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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

(Holst's Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Vasey grass)
 

Featured Species

(Egyptian butter catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Pennywort)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American sycamore)
 
provides Food for 2
(Contracted Datana)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bat  bee  bison  butterfly  caribou  cat  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cotton  cow  dolphin  dove  fish  frog  giraffe  goat  goose  gull  human  iguana  jay  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  loon  macaw  moose  nemo  octopus  pheasant  pig  raccoon  reptile  rice  seal  sturgeon  swan  termite  tiger  tomato  turtle  violet  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Babina holsti Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Paspalum urvillei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Schilbe uranoscopus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocotyle vulgaris Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Datana contracta Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Platanus mexicana 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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