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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

(Houston Toad)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(European Hare)
 

Featured Species

(comouflage grouper)
 

Extreme Species

(Giant Sequoia)
Height 1 : 295 feet (90 m)

Species Relation

(Zigzag ponyfish)
 
provides Food for 2
(Little Pied Cormorant)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  avocado  bat  bison  chimpanzee  cotton  cow  coyote  crane  crocodile  crow  eel  fox  gerbil  giraffe  hornbill  hummingbird  insect  kangaroo  kiwi  koala  lizard  mammal  manatee  mole  moose  palm  peanut  pheasant  pig  pigeon  puma  reindeer  reptile  robin  sturgeon  tiger  tuna  turkey  violet  wasp  watermelon  weasel  whale  wren  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 2Feeding ecology of the piscivorous birds Phalacrocorax varius, P. melanoleucos and Sterna_her i in Moreton Bay, Australia: diets and dependence on trawler discards, S. J.M. Blaber and T.J. Wassenberg, Marine Marine Biology 101, 1-10(1989)
Anaxyrus houstonensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepus europaeus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Epinephelus polyphekadion Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sequoiadendron giganteum Species recognized by Farjon A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Microcarbo melanoleucos Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Equulites moretoniensis Species recognized by Group expert : Woodland, D., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
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