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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

(Betsileo digging frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flowerpot Snake, Brahminy blindsnake, Bootlace Snake)
 

Featured Species

(Rio de la Plata onesided livebearer)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(Brazilian Muskeg Nut)
 
provides Food for 1
(Black-fronted piping guan)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  banana  bear  cactus  cardinal  caribou  cat  cockatoo  cougar  coyote  crane  crow  elk  emu  gerbil  goat  gorilla  grouse  horse  human  insect  kingfisher  lamprey  lemon  lime  llama  loon  marigold  mouse  mussel  nemo  octopus  scallop  sea lion  seal  sheep  spider  starling  titmouse  toad  tuna  turkey  vanilla  weasel  wolf  woodpecker 

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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 1Ecology and conservation of the jacutinga Pipile jacutinga in the Atlantic forest of Brazil, Mauro Galetti, Paulo Martuscelli, Fábio Olmos and Alexandre Aleixo, Biological Conservation Volume 82, Issue 1, October 1997, Pages 31-39
Plethodontohyla brevipes Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ramphotyphlops braminus Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Jenynsia multidentata Species recognized by Group expert : Ghedotti, M., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Aburria jacutinga Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryptocarya moschata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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