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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

(Lake Patzcuaro salamander)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(showy balloonvine)
 

Featured Species

(Palomette)
 

Extreme Species

(Italian cornsalad)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Canadian spruce)
 
provides Food for 2
(Spruce bud moth)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  bat  bee  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  chipmunk  cormorant  crocodile  crow  deer  dolphin  donkey  elk  fox  giraffe  goat  grapefruit  hamster  hickory  human  lime  lion  lizard  manatee  marigold  monkey  mouse  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  panda  parakeet  pigeon  pine  quail  radish  skunk  sloth  sparrow  spider  squirrel  thrush  turkey  walnut  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
Ambystoma dumerilii Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardiospermum grandiflorum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Hemicaranx amblyrhynchus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Valerianella eriocarpa Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Zeiraphera ratzeburgiana Species recognized by Wing, P., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Picea glauca Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
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