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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 Victoria cichlid)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Japanese Wisteria)
 

Featured Species

(Chinese paddlefish)
 

Extreme Species

(marshpepper knotweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Bird Cherry)
 
provides Food for 2
(Blue-bordered Carpet)
 

Common Species

alpaca  avocado  badger  bee  bird  bison  cardinal  cheetah  chickadee  cotton  coyote  dolphin  fox  frog  garlic  hamster  hickory  hornbill  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  koala  lime  monkey  palm  panther  parrot  peanut  pheasant  pigeon  rabbit  rat  ray  reptile  rhinoceros  rice  roach  salamander  soybean  sparrow  starling  swan  tomato  tortoise  tuna  turkey  vanilla  wasp  watermelon 

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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
Haplochromis argenteus Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Wisteria floribunda Species recognized by , , ILDIS World Database of Legumes in Catalog of Life 2011
Psephurus gladius Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria hydropiper Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Plemyria rubiginata Species recognized by Giusti, A., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Prunus padus 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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