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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

(Santa Monica Shieldback Katydid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Post locust)
 

Featured Species

(Yellow Meranti)
 

Extreme Species

(split-lip hemp-nettle)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Black swallower)
 
provides Food for 2
(Wolffish)
 

Common Species

alpaca  bee  caribou  cheetah  chimpanzee  chipmunk  condor  corn  coyote  crocodile  daisy  deer  emu  fox  frog  garlic  hamster  insect  kiwi  leopard  lion  loon  moth  nuthatch  octopus  orangutan  parrot  pig  pigeon  puma  quail  radish  reptile  roach  robin  salamander  salmon  seal  shark  spider  titmouse  turkey  walrus  weasel  whale  wheat  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 2Forage fauna in the diet of three large pelagic fishes (lancetfish, swordfish and yellowfin tuna) in the western equatorial Indian Ocean, Michel Potier, Francis Marsac, Yves Cherel, Vincent Lucas, Richard Sabatié, Olivier Maury and Frédéric Ménard, Fisheries Research 83 (2007) 60–72
Aglaothorax longipennis Species recognized by Group expert: Walker T, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Robinia pseudoacacia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Shorea polyandra Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Galeopsis bifida Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Alepisaurus ferox Species recognized by Group expert : Thompson, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Chiasmodon niger Species recognized by Group expert : Paxton, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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