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
2 species 0.1 % --- nonvenomous
1 species 0 % venomous - considered harmless
252 species 7.1 % ☠☠ venomous - potentially dangerous
541 species 15.3 % ☠☠☠ venomous - dangerous
406 species 11.5 % ☠☠☠☠ venomous - very dangerous
159 species 4.5 % ?☠? venomous - unclear if dangerous
1472 species 41.7 % ??? toxicity unclear
2833 species 80.3%

Common names for snakes

Number of species Percentage Description
3529 species 100 % have common names assigned
10600 names listed in the database