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
740 species 20.15 % --- nonvenomous
1624 species 44.23 % ??? toxicity unknown
244 species 6.64 % ?☠? venomous - unknown dangerousness
30 species 0.82 % venomous - considered harmless
255 species 6.94 % ☠☠ venomous - potentially dangerous
323 species 8.8 % ☠☠☠ venomous - dangerous
404 species 11 % ☠☠☠☠ venomous - very dangerous
3620 species 98.58 %

Common names for snakes

Number of species Percentage Description
3632 species 98.9 % have common names assigned
11613 names listed in the database