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

(robust redhorse)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(electric ant)
 

Featured Species

(Roach)
 

Extreme Species

(Great Plains Toad)
Litter Size 1 : 11,074

Species Relation

(Rosebay Willowherb)
 
provides Food for 2
(Sword-grass)
 

Common Species

asparagus  avocado  bear  bee  bird  blackbird  cinnamon  coyote  crane  donkey  emu  fish  gorilla  hummingbird  hyena  jay  kiwi  koala  lamprey  mussel  nuthatch  orange  palm  panda  porpoise  puma  quail  radish  reindeer  rhinoceros  rice  roach  shark  snake  soybean  sparrow  squirrel  starling  stork  sturgeon  thrush  titmouse  trout  turtle  vanilla  violet  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
Moxostoma robustum Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Wasmannia auropunctata Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Rutilus rutilus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Anaxyrus cognatus Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Xylena exsoleta Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Epilobium angustifolium subsp. angustifolium Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access