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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Piebald Paa frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(garden asparagus)
 

Featured Species

(Italian Cricket)
 

Extreme Species

(Wavy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(North-western Sandslider)
 
provides Food for 2
(Rusty Desert Monitor)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  banana  bee  camel  chickadee  chimpanzee  cinnamon  condor  corn  cow  daffodil  deer  donkey  emu  fox  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  hummingbird  lamprey  lemon  leopard  loon  mole  monkey  mussel  nemo  opossum  orange  ostrich  palm  panda  parrot  peanut  raccoon  radish  reindeer  scallop  sea lion  snake  soybean  spider  sturgeon  tortoise  turtle  weasel 

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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 2Comparative ecology of Varanus in the Great Victoria Desert, Eric R. Pianka, Australian Journal of Ecology (1994) 19, 395-408
Nanorana maculosa Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Asparagus officinalis Species recognized by Govaerts R., 09-Jul-2004, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Caconemobius nihoensis Species recognized by Group expert: Heads SW, 08-Feb-2013, OrthopteraSF: Orthoptera Species File in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine flexuosa Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., 2009, Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Varanus eremius Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lerista bipes Species recognized by Uetz P., , TIGR Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access