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
1645 species 46.61 % ??? toxicity unknown
30 species 0.85 % venomous - considered harmless
254 species 7.2 % ☠☠ venomous - harmful
322 species 9.12 % ☠☠☠ venomous - dangerous
393 species 11.14 % ☠☠☠☠ venomous - very dangerous
184 species 5.21 % ?☠? venomous - exact toxicity unclear
700 species 19.84 % --- nonvenomous
3528 species 99.97 %

Common names for snakes

Number of species Percentage Description
3529 species 100 % have common names assigned
11051 names listed in the database