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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

(Grenada Worm Snake)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(South American Gray Fox)
 

Featured Species

(Spiny chromis)
 

Extreme Species

(mountain tansymustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Food for 2
(white-handed gibbon)
 

Common Species

alpaca  anteater  bird  butterfly  cheetah  chicken  crocodile  crow  daffodil  daisy  elephant  frog  garlic  goat  goose  hyena  iguana  insect  jaguar  kangaroo  kiwi  lime  llama  loon  macaw  mammal  opossum  orange  orangutan  palm  partridge  peanut  puma  rabbit  seal  shark  snake  soybean  squirrel  swallow  swan  titmouse  trout  turtle  wasp  yak  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 2SELECTION AND TREATMENT OF FOOD PLANTS BY WHITE-HANDED GIBBONS (HYLOBATES LAR) IN KHAO YAI NATIONAL PARK, THAILAND, Claudia Whitington and Uthai Treesucon, NAT. HIST. BULL. SIAM SOC. 39: lll-122, 1991
Typhlops tasymicris Species recognized by Uetz P., , The Reptile Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Lycalopex griseus Species recognized by , 2007-08-15, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Chromis woodsi Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia incana Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Hylobates lar Species recognized by Groves C.P., 2014-06-26, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Salacia wrightii 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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