Database Monitor

The monitor of this website allows you to see changes in the database 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.

Basic Identification Keys & Common Names

Description Data Records Species covered Species missing
Distribution 3689 records 3689 species 2 species
Snake Size (Adult) 4013 records 1468 species 2223 species
Snake Size (Neonate) 661 records 311 species 3380 species
Sea snakes/Non-sea snakes 3691 records 3691 species 0 species
Eyes 3691 records 3691 species 0 species
Pupils 227 records 186 species 3505 species
Infrared sensitive pits 3691 records 3691 species 0 species
Fangs 2572 records 2513 species 1178 species
Special tail shapes 190 records 190 species 3501 species
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Common names 23046 records 3670 species 21 species
Toxic glands 3 records 2 species 3689 species

Venom, Constriction & Dangerousness Rating

Toxicity Symbol Description Species covered Percentage
unclear toxicity ??? unclear dangerousness 1664 species 45.08%
non-venomous --- harmless 674 species 18.26%
non-venomous ?💀? constrictor – unclear dangerousness 1 species 0.03%
non-venomous 💀 constrictor – harmless 15 species 0.41%
non-venomous 💀💀 constrictor – potentially dangerous 20 species 0.54%
non-venomous 💀💀💀 constrictor – dangerous 26 species 0.7%
non-venomous 💀💀💀💀 constrictor – very dangerous 4 species 0.11%
non-venomous 💀💀💀💀💀 constrictor – extremely dangerous 2 species 0.05%
venomous ?💀? unclear dangerousness 256 species 6.94%
venomous 💀 harmless 32 species 0.87%
venomous 💀💀 potentially dangerous 259 species 7.02%
venomous 💀💀💀 dangerous 331 species 8.97%
venomous 💀💀💀💀 very dangerous 403 species 10.92%
venomous 💀💀💀💀💀 extremely dangerous 4 species 0.11%
  classified in total 3691 species 100 %