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

(Limón Knobtail)
(Endangered)
 

Invasive Species

(eastern gray squirrel)
 

Featured Species

(Dark Walkingstick)
 

Extreme Species

(Long-finned Pilot Whale)
Adult Weight 1 : 1.17 tons (1,060.00 kg)

Species Relation

(White Oak)
 
provides Food / Shelter for 2
(Wood Duck)
 

Common Species

banana  beetle  blackbird  camel  chimpanzee  cockatoo  cotton  crow  daisy  duck  fox  giraffe  goat  grouse  gull  jaguar  jay  lamprey  lettuce  lizard  lynx  marigold  nemo  octopus  palm  porpoise  puma  rabbit  reindeer  rhinoceros  robin  sea lion  seal  shark  squirrel  stork  swallow  termite  titmouse  turtle  walnut  wasp  watermelon  weasel  wheat  woodchuck  woodpecker  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 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology
Epigomphus houghtoni Species recognized by van Tol J., 2011-12-24, in Catalog of Life 2011
Sciurus carolinensis Species recognized by Thorington R. W. , 2013-11-26, in Catalog of Life 2011
Autolyca elena Species recognized by Brock P, 2013-02-08, in Catalog of Life 2011
Globicephala melas Species recognized by Mead J.G., 2008-12-05, in Catalog of Life 2011
Aix sponsa Species recognized by Peterson A.P., 2007-01-23, in Catalog of Life 2011
Quercus alba Species recognized by Govaerts R., 2003-11-11, 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