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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

(Usambara Shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(argali)
 

Featured Species

(chinaberry)
 

Extreme Species

(sticky purple geranium)

Species Relation

(Black Beech)
 
provides Food for 1
(Malherbe's parakeet)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  badger  blackbird  cactus  cat  cheetah  coyote  daisy  donkey  dove  duck  flamingo  gerbil  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  hornbill  horse  kiwi  lamprey  lemon  leopard  lime  manatee  parrot  peanut  quail  radish  reindeer  rice  roach  salamander  sheep  sloth  spider  starling  termite  tiger  toad  wasp  watermelon  wolf  yak  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 1Comparative ecology of sympatric orange-fronted parakeets (Cyanoramphus malherbi) and yellow-crowned parakeets (C. auriceps), South Island, New Zealand, Jonathan C. Kearvell, James R. Young and Andrew D. Grant, New Zealand Journal of Ecology (2002) 26(2): 139-148
Crocidura usambarae Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ovis ammon Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Melia azedarach Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Geranium viscosissimum Species recognized by Aedo C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cyanoramphus malherbi Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Nothofagus solandri Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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