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
1488 species 42.2 % ??? toxicity unclear
143 species 4.1 % ?☠? venomous - unclear if dangerous
405 species 11.5 % ☠☠☠☠ venomous - very dangerous
316 species 9 % ☠☠☠ venomous - dangerous
251 species 7.1 % ☠☠ venomous - potentially dangerous
225 species 6.4 % venomous - harmless (as far as we know)
701 species 19.9 % --- nonvenomous
3529 species 100%

Common names for snakes

Number of species Percentage Description
3529 species 100 % have common names assigned
10603 names listed in the database