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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

(Rubeho Forest Edge Grasshopper)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Chestnut blight)
 

Featured Species

(Usumacinta buffalo)
 

Extreme Species

(Pennywort)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(mountain paper birch)
 
provides Food for 2
(Attentive Dart)
 

Common Species

bear  bee  beetle  butterfly  cactus  camel  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  chicken  cow  crocodile  deer  dog  emu  finch  gorilla  grapefruit  human  iguana  kiwi  koala  mammal  manatee  mussel  octopus  ostrich  panther  pig  pigeon  quail  raccoon  ray  rhinoceros  rice  salamander  shark  sheep  sloth  spider  starling  thrush  tiger  turkey  vanilla  walnut  watermelon  woodpecker 

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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
Afrophlaeoba longicornis Species recognized by Group expert: Cigliano MM, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cryphonectria parasitica Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ictiobus meridionalis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Hydrocotyle vulgaris Species recognized by Watson M., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eueretagrotis attentus Species recognized by Giusti, A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Betula papyrifera Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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