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 
Animalia1,082,521 68,929 15,612 5,297 290 40,429 
Archaea281 1 
Bacteria6,469 47 1 4 127 
Chromista10,739 11 5 11 
Fungi128,345 2,791 1,864 4 8 443 
Plantae344,910 30,912 68,679 5,046 376 12,618 
Protozoa11,062 8 56 
Viruses2,827 
 ____________________________________________
Grand Total1,587,154102,69986,15510,34868353,684

Endangered Species

(Humped Knobtail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(Spanish Needle)
 

Featured Species

(Tripple tail)
 

Extreme Species

(Cyprine)
Maximum Longevity 1 : 400 years

Species Relation

(European beachgrass)
 
provides Food for 2
(Northern Drab)
 

Common Species

ant  armadillo  bear  bee  beetle  camel  cheetah  cinnamon  cockatoo  cormorant  crow  daffodil  eel  finch  fish  fox  garlic  grapefruit  horse  human  hummingbird  iguana  kangaroo  kingfisher  lark  lemon  lizard  llama  mole  monkey  mouse  octopus  opossum  otter  palm  panda  partridge  pig  porpoise  raccoon  reptile  rhinoceros  sea lion  seahorse  sloth  starling  toad  trout  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 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
Epigomphus camelus Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, Odonata: Global Species Database of Odonata in Catalog of Life 2011
Bidens acuticaulis var. acuticaulis Species recognized by Flann C., 2013-09-16, GCC: Global Compositae Checklist in Catalog of Life 2011
Lobotes surinamensis Species recognized by , 2014-05-19, FishBase in Catalog of Life 2011
Arctica islandica Species recognized by Gofas S., 2004-12-21, WoRMS Mollusca: World Marine Mollusca database in Catalog of Life 2011
Orthosia opima Species recognized by Ollerenshaw, J., , LepIndex: The Global Lepidoptera Names Index in Catalog of Life 2011
Ammophila arenaria Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2014-09-05, WCSP: World Checklist of Selected Plant Families in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access