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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

(big pocket gopher)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Creeping Thistle)
 

Featured Species

(Tanganyika pearl killifish)
 

Extreme Species

(Wavy Bittercress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(bitternut hickory)
 
provides Food for 2
(variable mealybug)
 

Common Species

ant  avocado  bird  blackbird  butterfly  camel  chicken  cockatoo  condor  cotton  dolphin  dove  flamingo  hippopotamus  iguana  jay  kingfisher  lime  llama  loon  mammal  mole  monkey  octopus  opossum  orange  otter  palm  pheasant  reindeer  rhinoceros  roach  salamander  seal  sloth  soybean  spider  sturgeon  thrush  trout  vanilla  walrus  wolf  woodchuck  woodpecker 

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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 2Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Orthogeomys lanius Species recognized by Patton J.L., 2013-02-25, in Catalog of Life 2011
Cirsium arvense Species recognized by Flann C., 2012-07-07, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lamprichthys tanganicanus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cardamine flexuosa Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Eurycoccus blanchardii Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carya cordiformis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
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