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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

(Madagascar climbing frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Eurasian Collared-Dove)
 

Featured Species

(Gelatinous dwarf snailfish)
 

Extreme Species

(chaparral yucca)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Brown Knapweed)
 
provides Food for 2
(Black-veined Moth)
 

Common Species

anteater  bat  bison  cactus  cardinal  chickadee  condor  cormorant  cougar  coyote  crow  daffodil  dog  dove  fish  gorilla  grapefruit  grouse  jay  lamprey  lime  loon  lynx  manatee  moth  nemo  palm  pig  pine  porpoise  radish  ray  reindeer  rice  seal  snake  soybean  sparrow  swan  termite  tortoise  turkey  walrus  wheat  wren  yak 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Anodonthyla rouxae Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Streptopelia decaocto Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-05-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Psednos gelatinosus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Hesperoyucca whipplei Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Siona lineata Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Centaurea jacea Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-17, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
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