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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

(clasping arnica)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spanish Needle)
 

Featured Species

(Hidden ilisha)
 

Extreme Species

(Wild Lettuce)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(May Lily)
 
provides Food for 2
(European bison)
 

Common Species

asparagus  bear  bee  beetle  blackbird  cat  chipmunk  cougar  coyote  daffodil  daisy  eel  elk  fish  giraffe  goose  gorilla  grapefruit  hamster  hickory  kiwi  lemon  lion  llama  loon  nuthatch  opossum  ostrich  panda  parrot  pig  pine  porpoise  raccoon  ray  sea lion  shark  soybean  titmouse  tortoise  trout  tuna  violet  walrus  watermelon  woodpecker  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 2Food eaten by the free-living European bison in Białowieża Forest, Zofia GĘBCZYŃSKA, Marek GĘBCZYŃSKI and Ewa MARTYNOWICZ, Acta Theriologica 36 (3-4), 307-313, 1991.
Pentacalia amplexicaulis Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bidens acuticaulis var. acuticaulis Species recognized by Flann C., 2011-09-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Ilisha obfuscata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lactuca serriola Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-10, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bison bonasus Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Maianthemum bifolium Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2004-07-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
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