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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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
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Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Oaxacan Fringe-limbed Treefrog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Flatbottom seastar)
 

Featured Species

(Goby)
 

Extreme Species

(Wart-Cress)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(basora-prieta)
 
provides Food for 2
(Indian Skipper)
 

Common Species

anteater  armadillo  avocado  bee  beetle  camel  cockatoo  cormorant  corn  crow  deer  dog  donkey  elephant  fox  goose  hamster  iguana  insect  kangaroo  lark  lemon  leopard  lettuce  lynx  marigold  monkey  moose  nuthatch  octopus  orange  panda  pine  quail  rabbit  raccoon  rat  roach  robin  salamander  sea lion  sparrow  starling  titmouse  tuna  whale  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 2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
Ecnomiohyla echinata Species recognized by , 2009-09-01, ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Asterias amurensis Species recognized by Mah, Christopher, , WoRMS Asteroidea: World Asteroidea database in Catalog of Life 2011
Parkraemeria ornata Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Lepidium didymum Species recognized by Warwick S.I. , Francis A. & Al-Shehbaz I.A., , Brassicaceae species checklist and database in Catalog of Life 2011
Spialia galba Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Waltheria indica Species recognized by Hassler M., , World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World in Catalog of Life 2011
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