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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

(Worthen's Sparrow)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(gypsy moth)
 

Featured Species

(Grey Elaenia)
 

Extreme Species

(Sanderling)
Migration 1 : Intercontinental

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(Pantropical Spotted Dolphin)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  armadillo  asparagus  avocado  beetle  bison  butterfly  cactus  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chipmunk  condor  cotton  cougar  daffodil  daisy  dolphin  giraffe  hippopotamus  human  iguana  jaguar  lamprey  lettuce  lion  llama  loon  mole  moth  octopus  parrot  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  rat  reptile  roach  robin  scallop  shark  sheep  starling  titmouse  walrus  wheat  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Feeding Habits of the Pantropical Spotted Dolphin, Stenella attenuata, off the Eastern Coast of Taiwan, Ming-Chih Wang, William A. Walker, Kwang-Tsao Shao and Lien-Siang Chou, Zoological Studies 42(2): 368-378 (2003)
Spizella wortheni Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-10-11, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lymantria dispar Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Myiopagis caniceps Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2006-11-29, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Calidris alba Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Stenella attenuata Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Enoploteuthis chunii Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-06-26, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
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