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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

(Clusterspike False Indigo)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(pharaoh ant)
 

Featured Species

(Imperial angelfish)
 

Extreme Species

(bur clover)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Keel-billed Toucan)
 
provides Food for 2
(Collared Forest-Falcon)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  avocado  bird  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  chicken  cormorant  cougar  cow  coyote  daffodil  dog  dolphin  fish  garlic  giraffe  grouse  gull  hickory  human  hummingbird  kiwi  lark  lime  loon  mammal  manatee  monkey  mussel  parakeet  pig  reptile  rice  roach  scallop  seal  sloth  sparrow  spider  starling  termite  titmouse  tortoise  violet  walnut 

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Plants sorted by height
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 2THE FOOD HABITS OF SYMPATRIC FOREST-FALCONS DURING THE BREEDING SEASON IN NORTHEASTERN GUATEMALA, RUSSELL THORSTROM, J Raptor Res. 34(3):196-202 (2000)
Amorpha crenulata Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Monomorium pharaonis Species recognized by , 2001-03-13, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pomacanthus imperator Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Medicago polymorpha Species recognized by Roskov YR, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Micrastur semitorquatus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Ramphastos sulfuratus Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-27, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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