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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

(Armoured Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bluebanded sea perch)
 

Featured Species

(Japanese knotweed psyllid)
 

Extreme Species

(River eel)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 88 years

Species Relation

(Black Cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Columbia Silkmoth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  badger  beetle  caribou  chicken  cow  crow  daisy  elephant  finch  fox  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  grouse  gull  horse  hyena  kingfisher  kiwi  lettuce  lime  llama  mammal  manatee  mussel  nuthatch  octopus  peanut  raccoon  radish  robin  seal  sheep  sloth  snake  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  tortoise  trout  violet  walnut  whale  wheat  yak 

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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 1Frimpong, E.A., and P. L. Angermeier. 2009. FishTraits: a database of ecological and life-history traits of freshwater fishes of the United States. Fisheries 34:487-495. 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
Litoria lorica Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lutjanus kasmira Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Aphalara itadori Species recognized by Ouvrard D., 2014-05-15, Psyl'list: Psylloidea database in Catalog of Life 2011
Anguilla anguilla Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyalophora columbia Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus serotina 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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