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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

(Gulf grouper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fire ant)
 

Featured Species

(green prigi)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(bearded beggarticks)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  armadillo  badger  bison  blackbird  cardinal  cheetah  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cotton  cougar  crocodile  daffodil  deer  elephant  elk  finch  hickory  hornbill  insect  lark  marigold  orangutan  ostrich  panda  peanut  quail  radish  reindeer  roach  salamander  seahorse  sheep  soybean  sparrow  starling  sturgeon  thrush  toad  tomato  tuna  turtle  violet  whale  wren  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Robertson, C. Flowers and insects lists of visitors of four hundred and fifty three flowers. 1929. The Science Press Printing Company Lancaster, PA.
Mycteroperca jordani Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenopsis geminata Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypseleotris cyprinoides Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Bidens aristosa Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-16, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Peleteria robusta Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
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