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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

(Passion Flower)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(salicaire)
 

Featured Species

(Zilli's tilapia)
 

Extreme Species

(seaside brookweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

 
provides Mutual for 2
(European beech)
 

Common Species

badger  cardinal  cheetah  chipmunk  cockatoo  condor  coyote  crane  crocodile  deer  dog  dolphin  donkey  duck  fox  frog  giraffe  goat  gorilla  grouse  gull  kingfisher  lark  leopard  lizard  manatee  marigold  moth  ostrich  palm  pig  rabbit  ray  rhinoceros  salmon  scallop  spider  squirrel  tiger  titmouse  vanilla  wasp  woodchuck  zebra 

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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 2Ecology of Commanster
Passiflora discophora Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Lythrum salicaria Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Tilapia zillii Species recognized by Group expert : Kullander, S., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Samolus repens Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Fagus sylvatica Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
Lactarius azonites Species recognized by Kew Mycology, , in Catalog of Life 2011
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