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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

(Orchid Island Crab)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Minnow)
 

Featured Species

(Roundel skate)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(alpine chickweed)
 

Common Species

ant  blackbird  cactus  cheetah  chicken  cormorant  cougar  deer  dog  duck  elephant  emu  fish  gerbil  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  horse  hyena  insect  jay  kingfisher  lamprey  lettuce  lime  lynx  macaw  mammal  monkey  moth  mussel  partridge  pine  porpoise  radish  reptile  rice  roach  salamander  shark  skunk  spider  swan  thrush  titmouse  walnut  zebra 

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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 2Insect-flower associations in the high Arctic with special reference to nectar., Hocking, B. 1968. Oikos 19:359-388
Geothelphusa lanyu Species recognized by Davie, Peter, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Phoxinus phoxinus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Raja texana Species recognized by Group expert : McEachran, J., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pinus montezumae var. montezumae Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cerastium alpinum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Smittia extrema Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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