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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(pitahaya)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(yellow fever mosquito)
 

Featured Species

(rufous frog)
 

Extreme Species

(Lowland fir)
Height 1 : 246 feet (75 m)

Species Relation

(narrowleaf cottonwood)
 
provides Food for 2
(Western tiger swallowtail)
 

Common Species

alpaca  asparagus  bear  cat  cow  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  daisy  dove  elephant  emu  finch  garlic  gerbil  goat  gorilla  hippopotamus  horse  hummingbird  kingfisher  lark  loon  manatee  moth  opossum  orange  orangutan  parrot  peanut  pheasant  pig  pine  puma  rat  scallop  seal  shark  sheep  sloth  snake  termite  tiger  toad  whale  wolf  woodpecker  wren 

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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
Leptocereus quadricostatus Species recognized by Butterworth C.A., 2013-06-12, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Aedes aegypti Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , Systema Dipterorum in Catalog of Life 2011
Leptodactylus fuscus Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus montezumae var. montezumae Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Papilio rutulus Species recognized by Haeuser C., Holstein J. & Steiner A., 2011-01-01, GloBIS (GART): Global Butterfly Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Populus angustifolia Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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