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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

(Somuncura frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Santa Maria feverfew)
 

Featured Species

(Tree Echium)
 

Extreme Species

(Field cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Banana)
 
provides Food for 2
(Weid's black-tufted-ear marmoset)
 

Common Species

asparagus  badger  banana  beetle  bison  cardinal  chimpanzee  crow  deer  duck  flamingo  frog  garlic  goat  hickory  hornbill  hyena  jay  kingfisher  kiwi  lemon  macaw  nemo  nuthatch  orange  ostrich  panda  partridge  pigeon  puma  raccoon  sea lion  shark  sheep  snake  squirrel  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  tuna  violet  wasp  wheat  woodpecker  wren  yak  zebra 

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Nocturnal animals
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 2Ecology of Callithrix kuhlii and a Review of Eastern Brazilian Marmosets, Becky E. Raboy & Gustavo R. Canale & James M. Dietz, Int J Primatol (2008) 29:449–467
Somuncuria somuncurensis Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Parthenium hysterophorus Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-26, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Echium pininana Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium campestre Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Callithrix kuhlii Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Musa paradisiaca Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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