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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

(Socorro Island Tree Lizard)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fall webworm)
 

Featured Species

(Blue-striped dottyback)
 

Extreme Species

(Johnston's gum)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(slender toothwort)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  butterfly  chicken  chipmunk  corn  crane  daffodil  dolphin  gerbil  giraffe  goat  goose  gorilla  hummingbird  iguana  insect  jay  kangaroo  lark  lettuce  lime  lizard  loon  lynx  monkey  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  orange  orangutan  panther  parrot  pigeon  ray  sea lion  seahorse  shark  soybean  termite  thrush  tuna  turkey  violet  walrus  weasel 

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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 2Motten, A. F. 1986. Pollination ecology of the spring wildflower community of a temperate deciduous forest. Ecological Monographs 56:21-42.
Urosaurus auriculatus Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyphantria cunea Species recognized by Giusti, A., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudochromis springeri Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus johnstonii Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , IOPI Global Plant Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine angustata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Andrena erigeniae Species recognized by , 2008-09-30, ITIS Bees: World Bee Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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