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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

(Enigmatic Owlet-Nightjar)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fountaingrass)
 

Featured Species

(White-banded damselfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Hairy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(chinaberry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Vinaceous-breasted Amazon)
 

Common Species

anteater  avocado  bear  butterfly  camel  cat  chipmunk  cormorant  crocodile  elk  fish  frog  garlic  gull  hickory  horse  human  lark  lynx  mammal  mole  mouse  nuthatch  octopus  panda  partridge  peanut  pig  pine  puma  raccoon  radish  rice  robin  salmon  shark  skunk  snake  soybean  squirrel  stork  swallow  tiger  turkey  watermelon  whale  woodpecker  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 2Cockle, K., G. Capuzzi, A. Bodrati, R. Clay, H. del Castillo, M. Velázquez, JI Areta, N. Fariña, and R. Fariña. 2007. Distribution, abundance, and conservation of Vinaceous Amazons (Amazona vinacea) in Argentina and Paraguay Journal of Field Ornithology 78:21–39
Aegotheles savesi Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-09-28, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pennisetum setaceum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Chrysiptera brownriggii Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine hirsuta Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Amazona vinacea Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Melia azedarach 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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