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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 
Animalia1,012,361 63,050 15,704 4,679 295 39,016 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria9,051 50 1 4 144 
Chromista6,977 135 4 7 105 
Fungi46,584 2,557 1,864 4 10 421 
Plantae268,574 28,046 72,473 3,879 404 10,828 
Protozoa14,336 12 2 73 
Viruses2,480 
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Grand Total1,360,64493,85190,0418,56772250,587

Endangered Species

(Yellowhead)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Silver carp)
 

Featured Species

(Russian olive)
 

Extreme Species

(marshpepper knotweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Canadian spruce)
 
provides Food for 2
(painted lichen moth)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  bison  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chickadee  cotton  coyote  dog  dolphin  eel  elephant  elk  emu  finch  flamingo  giraffe  goose  gorilla  hummingbird  insect  kiwi  koala  lime  lion  lizard  manatee  octopus  palm  pheasant  pine  puma  rabbit  raccoon  reptile  roach  shark  sheep  sparrow  stork  sturgeon  tiger  toad  tortoise  trout  turtle  violet  walrus 

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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
Mohoua ochrocephala Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 17-Oct-2001, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypophthalmichthys molitrix Species recognized by , , FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Elaeagnus angustifolia Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria hydropiper Species recognized by Kartesz J., , ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Hypoprepia fucosa Species recognized by Beccaloni G., 18/03/2011, LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea glauca Species recognized by Farjon A., Jul-2011, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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