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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

(Green labeo)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(common malaria mosquito)
 

Featured Species

(flat salmon)
 

Extreme Species

(Tanzy Mustard)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(Blackbelly pearleye)
 
provides Food for 2
(Swordfish)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  avocado  banana  bee  butterfly  cactus  cardinal  cat  chickadee  cockatoo  coyote  crocodile  daffodil  deer  dog  fish  fox  gerbil  goat  hickory  hummingbird  jay  kangaroo  kingfisher  lark  lion  lizard  lynx  marigold  mussel  octopus  peanut  rhinoceros  seal  sheep  skunk  spider  tomato  tortoise  turkey  turtle  vanilla  walnut  whale  wheat  woodchuck  wren 

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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 2Forage fauna in the diet of three large pelagic fishes (lancetfish, swordfish and yellowfin tuna) in the western equatorial Indian Ocean, Michel Potier, Francis Marsac, Yves Cherel, Vincent Lucas, Richard Sabatié, Olivier Maury and Frédéric Ménard, Fisheries Research 83 (2007) 60–72
Labeo fisheri Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anopheles quadrimaculatus Species recognized by Systema Dipterorum working record, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Polydactylus multiradiatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Descurainia pinnata Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xiphias gladius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Scopelarchus analis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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