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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

(maxipi´┐Żon)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Silver seabream)
 

Featured Species

(Sweethead fry)
 

Extreme Species

(Western white pine)
Height 1 : 197 feet (60 m)

Species Relation

(little jewfish)
 
provides Food for 2
(Australian Pied Cormorant)
 

Common Species

armadillo  asparagus  bee  blackbird  caribou  cheetah  chipmunk  cinnamon  cormorant  corn  cougar  crow  daffodil  dove  elephant  finch  goat  goose  hamster  hummingbird  insect  jay  kangaroo  koala  lion  lizard  mammal  marigold  octopus  pine  porpoise  rat  scallop  sloth  soybean  squirrel  tiger  titmouse  tomato  turkey  turtle  vanilla  wasp  watermelon  woodpecker  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 2Feeding ecology of the piscivorous birds Phalacrocorax varius, P. melanoleucos and Sterna_her i in Moreton Bay, Australia: diets and dependence on trawler discards, S. J.M. Blaber and T.J. Wassenberg, Marine Marine Biology 101, 1-10(1989)
Pinus maximartinezii Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sparus aurata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Jenkinsia lamprotaenia Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus monticola Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phalacrocorax varius Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2011-09-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Johnius australis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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