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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

(Tanzanian Shrew)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mouse-ear Hawkweed)
 

Featured Species

(Smoothhead)
 

Extreme Species

(messmate)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(sheep laurel)
 
provides Food for 2
(Brown Angle Shades)
 

Common Species

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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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Crocidura tansaniana Species recognized by Hutterer R., 2006-11-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pilosella officinarum Species recognized by Flann C., 2011-06-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Talismania okinawensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eucalyptus obliqua Species recognized by Hill K.D. & Stanberg L.C., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phlogophora periculosa Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Kalmia angustifolia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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