Last updated : 14/04/2007
This page is indexed on our home page under Aspect: 40. Venomous Snakes- Species and the Section: 1. Overview & General Care Sheets
Venomous Reptile Genus index
This page been created as an index for our visitors from pets.startpage.co.za and serves as an introduction to the various types of venomous reptiles we have dealt with. Each in genus in turn is dealt with by the species within that Genus that are popular in the pet trade. Information on each species is arranged under the headings:- Natural Habitat, Captive care (care sheets), Breeders, Pictures, More information, Other information and Taxonomy.
Non-venomous species are dealt with separately in a separate section.
Description of Content
|African (Vipers)(Sp. Bitis)||Various links relative to the
species followed by detailed coverage of: Berg Adder (Bitis atropos),
Gaboon Adder (Bitis gabonica), Gaboon adder (Bitis gabonica rhinoceros
), Horned Adder (Bitis Caudalis), Horned Adder (Bitis Caudalis), Many
Horned Adder (Bitis Cornuta), Plain Mountain Adder (Bitis inornata),
Puff Adder (Bitis arietans), Red Adder (Bitis rubida), Rhinoceros Viper
|Boomslang||Boomslang (Dispholidus typus)
is dealt with on its own..
|Cobra||Various links relative to the
species followed by detailed coverage of: Black Spitting Cobra (Naja
nigricollis), Cape Cobra (Naja nivea), Egyptian Cobra (Naja haje ),
Forest Cobra (Naja melanoleuca), Indonesian spitting cobra (Naja
sputatrix), King Cobra (Ophiophagus hannah), Monacled Cobra (Naja
Kaouthia), Mozambique Spitting Cobra (Naja mossambica), Nubian Spitting
Cobra (Naja nubiae), Red Spitting Cobra (Naja pallida), Samar Cobra (Naja
Snouted Cobra (Naja annulifera), Spectacled cobra (Naja naja), Spitting Asian Cobras (Naja sp.)
|Rinkhals (H. haemachatus)||A single species that is not
a true Cobra species.
|Mamba||Some back ground info on the
four Mamba species, followed by detailed coverage of: Black Mamba (D.
polylepis), Green Mamba (D. angusticeps), Green Mamba (D. virids)
Western, Jameson's Mamba (D. jamesoni)
|Rattlesnakes||Some back ground info on
Rattlessnake species, followed by detailed coverage of:Blacktail
Rattlesnake (Crotalus molossus), Eastern Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus
adamanteus), Lower California Rattlesnake (Crotalus enyo),Massasauga (Sistrurus
catenatus), Mojave Rattlesnake (Crotalus scutulatus), Pigmy Rattlesnake
(Sistrurus miliarius)(aka Pygmy Rattlesnake),Red Diamond Rattlesnake (Crotalus
rubber),San Esteban Island Rattlesnake, Speckled Rattlesnake (Crotalus
mitchellii), Tiger Rattlesnake (Crotalus tigris), Timber Rattlesnake (Crotalus
horridus), Western (Prairie) Rattlesnake (Crotalus viridis), Western
Diamondback Rattlesnake (Crotalus Atrox)
|Viper: Asian Pit Vipers||Links relative to the species
Trimeresurus, which we have grouped under this heading.
|Viper:Vipers||A section in which we cover
all the sites we have discovered, relation to Vipers in general. Theses
include the following species :Vipera wagneri, Russell's Viper (Vipera
russelli ), Malayan Pitviper, Eyelash Pit Viper (Bothriechis
|Viper: African Bush Vipers||A section in which we cover
all the sites we have discovered, relation to African Vipers of the Sp
We are continually updating our website, so look out for new additions.
Last update : 14/04/2007