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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

(Haleakala clermontia)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(ambergele zeeduizendpoot)
 

Featured Species

(rose of Plymouth)
 

Extreme Species

(African Bush Elephant)
Adult Weight 1 : 4.45 tons (4,035.00 kg)

Species Relation

(Indian Coral Tree)
 
provides Food for 2
(Pacific flying fox)
 

Common Species

banana  beetle  blackbird  butterfly  cactus  caribou  chipmunk  cotton  cow  coyote  daffodil  duck  eel  flamingo  fox  garlic  hickory  hornbill  human  kingfisher  lime  macaw  marigold  mussel  otter  pig  pine  porpoise  raccoon  rat  ray  rhinoceros  robin  salmon  scallop  sea lion  seahorse  seal  skunk  snake  soybean  sturgeon  swallow  titmouse  tomato  tortoise  tuna 

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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 1Loxodonta africana, Larry Laursen and Marc Bekoff, MAMMALIAN SPECIES No. 92, pp. –8 (1978) 2Roosting Behavior of Colonial and Solitary Flying Foxes in American Samoa (Chiroptera: Pteropodidae), Anne P. Brooke, Christopher Solek, Ailao Tualaulelei, Biotropica 32(2): 338-350, 2000
Clermontia tuberculata Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2008-06-13, in Catalog of Life 2011
Alitta succinea Species recognized by Read, Geoffrey, , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sabatia stellaris Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Loxodonta africana Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pteropus tonganus Species recognized by Wilson D.E, 2004-06-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Erythrina variegata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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