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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

(Frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Harlequin Ladybird)
 

Featured Species

(Eelpout)
 

Extreme Species

(roadside pepperweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(black sea turtle)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  armadillo  asparagus  chipmunk  cinnamon  cotton  coyote  crane  daisy  deer  elephant  fox  frog  garlic  gerbil  gorilla  gull  hummingbird  insect  jaguar  koala  lamprey  leopard  lion  llama  mussel  octopus  ostrich  otter  parrot  peanut  pigeon  puma  reindeer  reptile  rice  scallop  sheep  snake  starling  swallow  tortoise  trout  vanilla  wheat 

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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 2DIET COMPOSITION OF THE BLACK SEA TURTLE, CHELONIA MYDAS AGASSIZII, NEAR BAJA CALIFORNIA, MEXICO., Jeffrey A. Seminoff, Wallace J. Nichols, Antonio Resendiz, and Anthony Galvan, Proceedings of the 18th International Symposium on Sea Turtle Biology and Conservation, pp. 166-168 (1998)
Centrolene audax Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Harmonia axyridis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycodes sadoensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium ruderale Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Chelonia mydas agassizi Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Gracilariopsis robusta Species recognized by Kirkbride JH, 2001-03 Sokoloff DD & Kramina TE, , AlgaeBase in Catalog of Life 2011
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