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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

(Banded Cotinga)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(puakatau)
 

Featured Species

(violet snapdragon)
 

Extreme Species

(Wavy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(east African mole rat)
 
provides Food for 2
(Ethiopian Wolf)
 

Common Species

bat  bird  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chicken  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cormorant  cow  daffodil  deer  dog  eel  elk  goat  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  human  iguana  jaguar  jay  koala  lemon  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  mussel  otter  partridge  pig  rabbit  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  seahorse  snake  sparrow  spider  squirrel  thrush  titmouse  violet  whale  wren 

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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 2Ethiopian Wolf Conservation Programme
Cotinga maculata Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, in Catalog of Life 2011
Melinis minutiflora Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sairocarpus nuttallianus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine flexuosa Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Canis simensis Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Tachyoryctes splendens Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
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