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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

(Chiropterotriton chiroptera)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(olive)
 

Featured Species

(kolibri shrimp)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Idaho ground squirrel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Northern Goshawk)
 

Common Species

avocado  banana  beetle  bison  butterfly  cat  chickadee  chimpanzee  condor  corn  crocodile  dog  donkey  emu  gorilla  grapefruit  hickory  insect  kangaroo  lettuce  lime  lion  macaw  moose  mouse  opossum  palm  peanut  pig  porpoise  quail  rabbit  roach  salamander  salmon  sea lion  sheep  snake  sparrow  spider  squirrel  termite  toad  tomato  turtle  vanilla  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 1Plants For A Future licensed under a Creative Commons License 2Spermophilus brunneus, Eric Yensen and Paul W. Sherman, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 560, pp. 1-5 (1997)
Chiropterotriton chiropterus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Olea europaea Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Solenocera agassizii Species recognized by , 2003-03-25, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Accipiter gentilis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Urocitellus brunneus Species recognized by , 2013-11-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
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