types of snakes

 

types of snakes

 

Snakes are divided into two main categories, venomous snakes, which, contrary to popular belief, constitute a small percentage in the world of snakes, as the types of venomous snakes do not exceed (700) types of the total number of types of snakes, which is approximately (2900) species, and most of the venomous snakes do not They produce enough poison to kill a human being, while non-venomous snakes do not produce poison, but compensate for this by the strength of their muscles that they use to kill their prey.

Arabid family .

 

The Arabid family includes sixty genera, and more than (300) types of venomous snakes, and they constitute approximately (10%) of all types of live snakes, and (50%) of the types of venomous snakes. Tropical and subtropical regions, which are characterized by producing a type of poison that attacks and destroys the nervous system of prey; Therefore, it is known to be a neurotoxin, and the canines of the crow are hollow, fixed and do not bend back. One of the most famous snakes

 

  •  The black mamba, scientifically known as Dendroaspis polylepis, and contrary to what its name suggests, is either olive, gray or brown, and sometimes khaki, and it is the fastest snake in the world.

 

  •  The King Cobra, scientifically known as Ophiophagus Hannah, is the longest venomous snake on Earth; Some of them reach a length of (5.6 m – 5.7 m), while their average length is (3-4) meters, and they are spread in the southeastern regions of Asia.

 

  •  The eastern green mamba, scientifically known as Dendroaspis angusticeps, is known by several names, such as the green mamba and the white-mouthed mamba. It is a very poisonous tree snake found in eastern Africa. Female green mamba are usually longer than males; The average length of the male is (1.8) meters, while the average length of the female is two meters.

 

  •  The western green mamba, known scientifically as Dendroaspis viridis, is spread mainly in the coastal areas of the tropical rainforests, and the forest regions of West Africa.

 

  •  The pale cobra, or the red spitting cobra, is scientifically known as Naja Pallida and is characterized by the poisons produced by a mixture of neurotoxins and cellular toxins.

 

  •  The Indian cobra, scientifically known as the Naja Naja.

 

  •  The white cobra, also known as the yellow cobra, is scientifically known as the Naja Nivea.

 

  • Egyptian cobra, scientifically known as Naja haje.

 

  • The spitting Mozambican cobra, scientifically known as Naja mossambica.

 

  •  Texas Coral Snake, known scientifically as Micrurus Tener.

types of snakes

Snake family

 

All types of the family of vipers are poisonous, and they have long and hollow fangs, which they can fold at the back of the roof of the mouth when the mouth is closed.

 

  • Russell’s snake, scientifically known as Daboia Russelii.

 

  •  Serrated scale snake, scientifically known as Echis Carinatus.

 

  •  Bush viper, scientifically known as Atheris Squamigera.

 

  •  McMahon’s snake, scientifically known as Eristicophis Macmahonii.

 

  •  The false horned snake, known scientifically as Pseudocerastes.

 

  • Copperhead snake, scientifically known as Agkistrodon Contortrix.

 

  •  Moccasin water snake, scientifically known as Agkistrodon Piscivorus.

 

  •  The red diamond rattlesnake, scientifically known as Crotalus Ruber.

 

  • Rough-scaled bush viper, scientifically known as Atheris Hispida.

 

  • The common European snake, scientifically known as Vipera Berus.

 

  •  The blowing snake, scientifically known as Bitis Arietans.

 

  •  The horned snake, scientifically known as Bitis Caudalis.

 

  •  The western maggot has a diamond back, scientifically known as Crotalus Atrox.

 

  •  The eastern maggot has a diamond back, and is scientifically known as Crotalus Adamanteus.

 

  •  The black-tailed rattlesnake, scientifically known as Crotalus Molossus.

 

  •  Gabon’s snake, scientifically known as Bitis Gabonica.

 

  •  The South American Snake, scientifically known as Lachesis Muta.

 

  • The rhinoceros snake, scientifically known as Bitis Nasicornis.

 

  • The eyelash snake, scientifically known as Bothriechis Schlegelii, is named for the presence of scales above the eye.

 

  • Temple snake, scientifically known as Tropidolaemus Wagleri.

 

  •  The Mojave Snake, scientifically known as Crotalus Scutulatus.

types of snakes

Moccasin water snake

Moccasin water snake

Colubridae family

 

The family Colubridae is the largest of the snake families; It includes (304) genera and (1938) species of snakes, which constitutes two-thirds of the snakes in the world. Colubridae spread in all continents of the world except for Antarctica. Most Colubridae snakes are non-venomous, and their fangs differ from the fangs of orphans, and snakes in that they are not hollow. It is not located in the front of the mouth, but rather forms an angle at the back of the mouth. It is one of the most famous species of the family Colubridae

 

  • The cochineal snake, scientifically known as Cemophora Coccinea, is a non-venomous snake.

 

  • The King Desert Snake, scientifically known as Lampropeltis Getula Splendid, is one of the contemporaneous snakes.

 

  •  California king snake, scientifically known as Lampropeltis Getula Californiae.

 

  •  The corn snake, scientifically known as Pantherophis Guttatus, is one of the contemporaneous snakes.

 

  • Western whip snake, scientifically known as Masticophis Flagellum.

 

  •  The green rattlesnake, known scientifically as Opheodrys Aestivus, is also called the green grass snake.

 

  •  The ribbon snake, scientifically known as Thamnophis Sauritus.

 

  • Milk snake, scientifically known as Lampropeltis Triangulum.

 

  •  The gray-banded king viper, known scientifically as Lampropeltis Alterna, is a non-venomous snake.

 

  • The king rat snake, scientifically known as Elaphe Carinata, is also called the stinking snake; This is because it secretes a foul-smelling substance from a gland near the anus.

 

  •  The black rat snake, scientifically known as Pantherophis Obsoletus, is one of the contemporaneous snakes.

 

  •  Tree snake, scientifically known as Dispholidus Typus, is one of the venomous snakes.

types of snakes

The King Desert Snake

The King Desert Snake

python family

 

The python family contains (8) genera, and (26) types of non-venomous snakes.

 

  • Real pythons are violent snakes, especially females that become very aggressive when it comes to protecting their eggs. Pythons lie waiting for their prey, then pounce on it and fix it with their teeth that can bend back, after that the snake wraps around its prey and starts pressing it until it suffocates and from its types:

 

  1. The reticulated viper, scientifically known as the Python Reticulatus, is the longest snake and reptile in the world, as the length of the adult reticulated viper may reach (6.95) meters.

 

  1. The carpet snake, scientifically known as Morelia Spilota.

 

  1. The ball snake, scientifically known as the Python Regius, is called the ball snake because when it feels threatened, it wraps itself like a ball.

 

  1. The Burmese python, scientifically known as Python Bivittatus, is native to Myanmar (Burma).

 

  1. The Angolan python, scientifically known as Python Anchietae, is native to Angola and Namibia.

 

  1. The short-tailed Borneo python, scientifically known as Python Breitenstein, is endemic to the island of Borneo.

 

  1. Blood Python, scientifically known as Python Brongersmai.

 

  1. A short-tailed Sumatran python, scientifically known as the Python Curtus.

 

  1. The Indian Python, scientifically known as the Python Molurus.

 

  1. African rock python, scientifically known as Pythons Baesebae.

 

  • Python Timor, scientifically known as Python Timoriensis.

 

  • Children’s Python, scientifically known as Antaresia Childreni.

 

  •   Python Papuana, scientifically known as Apodora Papuana

 

  • The Banded Bismarck Python, scientifically known as Bothrochilus

 

  • White-lipped python, scientifically known as Leiopython Hoserae.

 

  •   Water Python, scientifically known as Liasis.

 

  •   Tree snake, scientifically known as Morelia.

types of snakes

 

The ball snake

The ball snake

family of ancestry

 

  All types of the boa family are not poisonous, but rather contemporary. The boa wraps around its prey and starts squeezing it until its heart stops beating. The most famous types are:

 

  • The green anaconda, scientifically known as Eunectes Murinus, is the largest snake in the world.

 

  •   Emerald boas, scientifically known as Corallus Caninus.

 

  •   Pink boa, scientifically known as Lichanura Trivirgata.

 

  • The yellow snake, or the Jamaican boa, is scientifically known as Epicrates.

types of snakes

The yellow snake

The yellow snake