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

(Painted frog)
(Critically Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(virile crayfish)
 

Featured Species

(orange-eyed nudibranch)
 

Extreme Species

(Ruby-throated Hummingbird)
Migration 1 : Intracontinental

Species Relation

(Woodland mouse)
 
provides Food for 2
(Gaboon Adder)
 

Common Species

alpaca  ant  anteater  asparagus  avocado  bat  bison  blackbird  chickadee  cockatoo  cougar  crocodile  elephant  flamingo  frog  garlic  giraffe  grapefruit  hickory  hippopotamus  jaguar  jay  kiwi  lime  llama  mole  octopus  opossum  orangutan  ostrich  palm  panda  peanut  pheasant  rabbit  radish  ray  reptile  sea lion  seal  soybean  swan  tortoise  violet  walrus  whale  woodchuck  yak  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 1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at animaldiversity.org 2Conservation Biology of the Gaboon Adder (Bitis gabonica) in South Africa, Jonathan Kirk Warner, A dissertation submitted to the School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in fulfilment of the requirements of the degree of Masters of Science (2009)
Atelopus coynei Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Orconectes virilis Species recognized by , , in Catalog of Life 2011
Cratena capensis Species recognized by Rosenberg G., 2012-06-03, in Catalog of Life 2011
Archilochus colubris Species recognized by Banks R.C., 2005-12-06, in Catalog of Life 2011
Bitis gabonica Species recognized by Uetz P., , in Catalog of Life 2011
Grammomys dolichurus Species recognized by Musser G.G., 2001-05-02, in Catalog of Life 2011
Images provided by Google Image Search Wikimedia Commons licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access