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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

(Chisos Mountains Oak)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Old World climbing fern)
 

Featured Species

(Black Sea turbot)
 

Extreme Species

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

Species Relation

 
provides Pollination for 2
(white mountain-avens)
 

Common Species

anteater  banana  bee  cactus  camel  cinnamon  condor  cormorant  dove  duck  fish  fox  frog  hickory  hippopotamus  hyena  iguana  jay  kangaroo  koala  leopard  lettuce  lime  loon  macaw  monkey  nuthatch  otter  panther  pig  raccoon  rat  ray  salamander  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  shark  sheep  snake  starling  sturgeon  trout  tuna  turkey  wasp  wheat  woodchuck  yak 

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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
Quercus tardifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Lygodium microphyllum Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Ferns: Checklist of Ferns and Lycophytes of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Scophthalmus maeoticus Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Pseudotsuga menziesii Species recognized by Farjon A., 2014-01-31, Conifer Database in Catalog of Life 2011
Dryas integrifolia Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
Xysticus deichmanni Species recognized by , 2012-04-27, SpidCat via ITIS: The World Spider Catalog in Catalog of Life 2011
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