Snake Identification in 5 Steps

#1. Where is the snake from?

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Distribution data by THE REPTILE DATABASE

#2. What size is the snake?

Size data is not complete, yet. We are working on it.

#3. Is it a sea snake?

Not a sea snake  Sea snake  

#4. Can you describe the head?

A. Eyes

Vestigial eyes  Distinct eyes  

B. Pupil shape (when closed!)

Round (or oval)  Slit (or elliptical)  Keyhole shape  
Pupil data is not complete, yet. We are working on it.

C. Heat sensing pits

No pits  Loreal pits  Labial pits  

D. Fangs

Front-fanged  Rear-fanged  No fangs  
Fang data is not complete, yet. We are working on it.

#5. Does the tail have special features?

Rudder shaped  Rattle tail  Spider shaped  Shield tail