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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

(Cachorrito de Mezquital)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Mauritius hemp)
 

Featured Species

(Spotted halfbeak)
 

Extreme Species

(Monterey pine)
Height 1 : 213 feet (65 m)

Species Relation

(European beech)
 
provides Food for 2
(Oak Mazegill)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  bat  cardinal  cat  cockatoo  cormorant  cow  elephant  fish  flamingo  garlic  giraffe  hickory  hippopotamus  hornbill  horse  hummingbird  kingfisher  kiwi  lynx  marigold  moose  moth  mouse  nemo  orange  pig  porpoise  puma  radish  reindeer  reptile  squirrel  stork  swallow  toad  tomato  trout  tuna  walnut  wheat  woodchuck  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 2Ecology of Commanster
Cyprinodon meeki Species recognized by Group expert : Costa, W., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Furcraea foetida Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2005-01-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemiramphus far Species recognized by Group expert : Collette, B., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus radiata Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Daedalea quercina Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fagus sylvatica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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