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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

(Mt. Kaala melicope)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(two-groove odostome)
 

Featured Species

(Redfinned pike cichlid)
 

Extreme Species

(Moreton Bay Chestnut)
Pollinators 1 : Birds

Species Relation

(gophertail lovegrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(African buffalo)
 

Common Species

alpaca  badger  bear  bee  bison  cactus  cardinal  chimpanzee  condor  cow  crow  dolphin  elephant  emu  finch  grouse  human  hyena  insect  jaguar  jay  kingfisher  lark  lion  llama  mammal  moth  mouse  ostrich  parakeet  peanut  puma  raccoon  rhinoceros  rice  skunk  squirrel  sturgeon  swallow  thrush  titmouse  toad  violet  wolf  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 selection by African buffalo in the late dry season in two landscapes, Valerio A. Macandza, Norman Owen-Smith & Paul C. Cross, South African Journal of Wildlife Research 34(2): 113–121 (October 2004)
Melicope sandwicensis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Boonea bisuturalis Species recognized by Bouchet P., 2011-03-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Crenicichla johanna Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Castanospermum australe Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Syncerus caffer Species recognized by Grubb P., 2004-04-22, in Catalog of Life 2011
Eragrostis ciliaris Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2006-10-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
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