Database Monitor


The database monitor of SnakeDatabase allows you to see changes in the datatabase in real-time. Our aim is to have complete data records when all snakes are classified, described named and rated, but it will take some time to get there.

Snake classification by toxicity

Number of species Percentage Toxicity Toxicity class
1651 species 46.8 % ??? toxicity unknown
31 species 0.9 % venomous - considered harmless
259 species 7.3 % ☠☠ venomous - harmful
323 species 9.2 % ☠☠☠ venomous - dangerous
402 species 11.4 % ☠☠☠☠ venomous - very dangerous
185 species 5.2 % ?☠? venomous - exact toxicity unclear
704 species 19.9 % --- nonvenomous
3555 species 100.7%

Common names for snakes

Number of species Percentage Description
3529 species 100 % have common names assigned
10673 names listed in the database