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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

(Barb)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Indian shot)
 

Featured Species

(Red goatfish)
 

Extreme Species

(Northern Elephant Seal)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.65 tons (1,500.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Raccoon)
 
is a Host for Parasite2
(Black legged tick)
 

Common Species

alpaca  armadillo  asparagus  banana  bird  bison  caribou  chipmunk  cinnamon  cow  daffodil  daisy  donkey  eel  elephant  elk  finch  frog  garlic  giraffe  grouse  hickory  human  hummingbird  kingfisher  kiwi  leopard  lettuce  loon  ostrich  panda  panther  peanut  pigeon  pine  rabbit  radish  salamander  seal  sloth  spider  squirrel  starling  sturgeon  tomato  trout  tuna  vanilla  walnut  watermelon 

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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 1Mirounga angustirostris, Brent S. Stewart and Harriet R. Huber, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 449, pp. 1-10 (1993) 2Nunn, C. L., and S. Altizer. 2005. The Global Mammal Parasite Database: An Online Resource for Infectious Disease Records in Wild Primates. Evolutionary Anthroplogy 14:1-2.
Barbus liberiensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Canna indica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-06-21, in Catalog of Life 2011
Upeneus moluccensis Species recognized by Group expert : Randall, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Mirounga angustirostris Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ixodes scapularis Species recognized by Horak I.G., 2004-01-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Procyon lotor Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
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