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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

(Yellow-crested Cockatoo)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Nile perch)
 

Featured Species

(Rockcod)
 

Extreme Species

(Hedge Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(white upright mignonette)
 
provides Food for 2
(Large White)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  bee  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crow  deer  duck  eel  emu  grapefruit  hippopotamus  human  insect  jay  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lamprey  lemon  lettuce  llama  lynx  moth  nuthatch  octopus  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  palm  pigeon  pine  rat  rhinoceros  robin  salamander  seal  sheep  skunk  spider  stork  swallow  thrush  tiger  trout  turkey  walrus  wheat  zebra 

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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
Cacatua sulphurea Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarotherodon occidentalis Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aethaloperca rogaa Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sisymbrium officinale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pieris brassicae Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2007-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Reseda alba Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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