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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

(Townsend's Shearwater)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Allspice)
 

Featured Species

(Fulvous Owl)
 

Extreme Species

(beaked cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Meadowsweet)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pale Tussock)
 

Common Species

avocado  bear  beetle  bison  cactus  cat  cheetah  cormorant  crocodile  crow  daffodil  dog  eel  elk  emu  finch  flamingo  garlic  grapefruit  hamster  hummingbird  lettuce  lion  mammal  moose  mussel  nemo  parakeet  pheasant  pig  rat  ray  robin  salmon  sea lion  seal  shark  skunk  sloth  soybean  swallow  swan  tomato  turtle  walrus  weasel  yak  zebra 

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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
Puffinus auricularis Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pimenta dioica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Strix fulvescens Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-09-28, in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella radiata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Calliteara pudibunda Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Filipendula ulmaria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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