K
i
n
g
s

P
l
a
y

C
h
e
s
s

O
n

F
i
n
e

G
r
a
i
n
e
d

S
a
n
d

|

C
a
r
o
l
u
s

L
i
n
n
a
e
u
s
K
i
n
g
d
o
m

P
h
y
l
u
m

C
l
a
s
s

O
r
d
e
r

F
a
m
i
l
y

G
e
n
u
s

S
p
e
c
i
e
s

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 
 ____________________________________________
Grand Total1,587,571102,11189,0969,69071254,280

Endangered Species

(Honduran Emerald)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Small Asian Mongoose)
 

Featured Species

(Stocky rockcod)
 

Extreme Species

(yellow pitcherplant)

Species Relation

(pond apple)
 
provides Food for 1
(long brown scale)
 

Common Species

ant  asparagus  bat  beetle  blackbird  cheetah  cinnamon  cormorant  cougar  crane  daffodil  dog  dove  elk  fish  fox  gorilla  hickory  hippopotamus  iguana  jay  lark  leopard  lizard  lynx  manatee  marigold  mole  mussel  octopus  opossum  ostrich  parakeet  radish  rat  ray  rhinoceros  roach  shark  sheep  soybean  sparrow  trout  turtle  vanilla  violet  wasp  weasel  wren  yak 

Quick Links

Animals sorted by adult weight
Animals sorted by litter (brood) size
Animals sorted by longevity (lifetime)
Animals that exist only in captivity
Animals that hibernate
Carnivorous plants
Fastest animals
Greatest weight dimorphism
Janka Wood Hardness - Softest - Hardest
Largest wingspan
Nocturnal animals
Plants sorted by height
Venomous animals

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 1Ben-Dov, Y., Miller, D.R. & Gibson, G.A.P. ScaleNet 4 November 2009
Amazilia luciae Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Herpestes javanicus Species recognized by Wozencraft W.C., 2007-08-15, in Catalog of Life 2011
Pagothenia brachysoma Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Sarracenia flava Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Coccus longulus Species recognized by Ben-Dov Y., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Annona glabra Species recognized by Rainer, H., 2013-12-09, in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access