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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

(greater Wilfred's mouse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(glossy privet)
 

Featured Species

(Pompano)
 

Extreme Species

(Wart-Cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Blackthorn)
 
provides Food for 2
(Emperor moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  banana  bat  bee  camel  cardinal  caribou  chicken  cow  coyote  daisy  dog  eel  garlic  gorilla  grapefruit  hippopotamus  hummingbird  hyena  jay  kiwi  koala  lark  lemon  lion  lizard  loon  manatee  monkey  octopus  ostrich  otter  palm  panda  parakeet  pine  raccoon  rat  sea lion  seal  soybean  sparrow  stork  termite  titmouse  violet  watermelon  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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Wilfredomys oenax Species recognized by Carleton M,D., 2004-06-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ligustrum lucidum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Trachinotus carolinus Species recognized by Group expert : Smith-Vaniz, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium didymum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Saturnia pavonia Species recognized by Beccaloni, G. W., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus spinosa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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