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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

(Karpathos Frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European wasp)
 

Featured Species

(European whitefish)
 

Extreme Species

(White-rumped Sandpiper)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

(prostrate summercypress)
 
provides Food for 2
(bharal)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  bison  chicken  cinnamon  crane  deer  dove  elk  finch  frog  garlic  gerbil  giraffe  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  hummingbird  iguana  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  lion  macaw  mammal  moth  mouse  nemo  ostrich  pig  puma  quail  radish  reindeer  rice  roach  robin  seal  sloth  snake  spider  titmouse  weasel  whale  wolf  woodchuck  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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Food habits of blue sheep, Pseudois nayaur in the Helan Mountains, China, Zhensheng LIU, Xiaoming WANG, Liwei TENG and Lirong CAO, Folia Zool. – 56(1): 13–22 (2007)
Pelophylax cerigensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Vespula germanica Species recognized by Gusenleitner J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Coregonus albula Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris fuscicollis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudois nayaur Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bassia villosissima Species recognized by Kadereit, G. & Freitag. H., , in Catalog of Life 2011
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