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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

(Metlesics' Himantoglossum)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(red palm mite)
 

Featured Species

(Smootheye Blenny)
 

Extreme Species

(Italian cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Meadowsweet)
 
provides Food for 2
(potato stem worm)
 

Common Species

bison  cormorant  deer  dolphin  elephant  fox  frog  garlic  giraffe  goat  goose  grapefruit  grouse  hippopotamus  hummingbird  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  leopard  lion  macaw  marigold  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  opossum  orangutan  otter  palm  pigeon  puma  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  robin  salmon  seahorse  seal  snake  sparrow  squirrel  swan  termite  thrush  vanilla  walnut  wheat 

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Nocturnal animals
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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Himantoglossum metlesicsianum Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Raoiella indica Species recognized by Mesa, N.C., Ochoa, R., Welbourn, W.C., Evans, G.A. & Moraes, G.J. de, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Starksia atlantica Species recognized by Group expert : Williams, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella eriocarpa Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydraecia micacea Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Filipendula ulmaria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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