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

(Sintenis' Holly)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(bluntleaf dock)
 

Featured Species

(Sea bass)
 

Extreme Species

(Bryde's whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 17.64 tons (16,000.00 kg)

Species Relation

(bitternut hickory)
 
provides Food for 2
(spiny oak slug)
 

Common Species

badger  banana  beetle  bird  bison  butterfly  cat  chimpanzee  corn  cotton  crane  crocodile  daisy  dog  donkey  dove  elk  fish  fox  lamprey  lark  leopard  lion  lizard  mammal  marigold  mole  moose  nemo  parakeet  partridge  pig  porpoise  puma  reindeer  salmon  sea lion  seal  sloth  soybean  spider  termite  thrush  tortoise  vanilla  wasp  woodchuck  wren  zebra 

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 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 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
Ilex sintenisii Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rumex oblongifolius Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Centropristis striata Species recognized by Group expert : Heemstra, P., 2012-10-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Balaenoptera edeni Species recognized by Gardner A.L, 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Euclea delphinii Species recognized by Wing, P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Carya cordiformis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access