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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

(Pinchon's piping frog)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(virile crayfish)
 

Featured Species

(Grenadier)
 

Extreme Species

(ladysthumb smartweed)
Pollinators 1 : Bats

Species Relation

(American beech)
 
provides Food for 2
(Eastern Cottontail)
 

Common Species

armadillo  bear  beetle  cactus  cardinal  cheetah  chimpanzee  cockatoo  corn  crow  daffodil  daisy  deer  dog  dolphin  donkey  frog  giraffe  goat  goose  hamster  hippopotamus  hornbill  lynx  moth  nemo  nuthatch  octopus  ostrich  otter  panda  pine  puma  rabbit  reindeer  rhinoceros  sea lion  shark  sloth  spider  tuna  turtle  walnut  watermelon  woodpecker  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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Eleutherodactylus pinchoni Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Orconectes virilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Ventrifossa rhipidodorsalis Species recognized by Group expert : Iwamoto, T., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Persicaria minor Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sylvilagus floridanus Species recognized by Hoffman R.S., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Fagus grandifolia Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, in Catalog of Life 2011
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