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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

(Gulf moccasinshell)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(fall webworm)
 

Featured Species

(Neon tetra)
 

Extreme Species

(Hairy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Orange Birch Bolete)
 
provides Mutual for 2
(downy birch)
 

Common Species

ant  caribou  chickadee  chicken  cotton  coyote  crocodile  daisy  donkey  eel  emu  finch  goat  goose  gull  human  hyena  iguana  jaguar  kiwi  lemon  loon  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  mussel  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  parakeet  pine  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  salmon  shark  snake  soybean  spider  tortoise  tuna  turtle  wasp  weasel  whale  woodchuck 

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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
Medionidus penicillatus Species recognized by Bogan A., 2013-01-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hyphantria cunea Species recognized by Giusti, A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Paracheirodon simulans Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine hirsuta Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula pubescens Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Leccinum versipelle Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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