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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

(Timor Green Pigeon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(spiny waterflea)
 

Featured Species

(Catfish)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Japanese Chinquapin)
 
provides Food for 2
(Indian giant flying squirrel)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  bee  beetle  cat  chicken  condor  crow  daisy  eel  fish  goat  goose  gorilla  hickory  horse  hummingbird  iguana  insect  jaguar  kingfisher  koala  lamprey  lark  lime  lion  marigold  mussel  opossum  orange  ostrich  otter  partridge  pig  pine  rat  robin  sea lion  shark  snake  soybean  sturgeon  termite  tiger  tortoise  trout  tuna  walrus  wolf  wren 

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Nocturnal animals
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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 2FOOD AVAILABILITY AND FOOD HABITS OF INDIAN GIANT FLYING SQUIRRELS (PETAURISTA PHILIPPENSIS) IN TAIWAN, CHI-CHIEN KUO AND LING-LING LEE, Journal of Mammalogy, 84(4):1330-1340, 2003
Treron psittaceus Species recognized by , 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Bythotrephes longimanus Species recognized by Kotov A, Forró L, Korovchinsky NM, PetruseknA, 2013-01-25, FADA Cladocera: World checklist of freshwater Cladocera species in Catalog of Life 2011
Gephyroglanis habereri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Petaurista philippensis Species recognized by , 2013-11-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanopsis cuspidata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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