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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

(Freshwater whipray)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European alder)
 

Featured Species

(Silky Glycine)
 

Extreme Species

(Lewiston cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(common duckweed)
 
provides Shelter for 2
(Eastern Newt)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bat  bear  blackbird  cactus  caribou  chimpanzee  chipmunk  cinnamon  cockatoo  crane  crow  daffodil  donkey  eel  emu  finch  fish  grouse  hickory  horse  human  lynx  mouse  opossum  orange  palm  peanut  pig  raccoon  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  salmon  sea lion  snake  sparrow  spider  squirrel  titmouse  toad  tomato  tortoise  turtle  watermelon  wheat  wolf  woodchuck 

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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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Himantura polylepis Species recognized by , 2014-07-23, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Alnus glutinosa Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Glycine canescens Species recognized by Newell CA, , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella locusta Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Notophthalmus viridescens Species recognized by McDiarmid R.W., 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Lemna minor Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
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