African Snakes

Common Names Species Name Coverage by EchiTAb-Plus-ICP Snake Photos Distribution Map
(WHO Venomous Snakes Distribution DB)
West African Carpet Viper Echis ocellatus YES

Courtesy of Wolfgang Wuster
Puff Adder Bitis arietans YES

Courtesy of Thomas Eimermacher
Black-Necked Spitting Cobra Naja nigricollis YES

Courtesy of Gerhardt Nieuwoudt, South Africa
East African Carpet Viper Echis pyramidum YES

Courtesy of Wolfgang Wuster
White-Bellied Carpet Viper Echis leucogaster YES

Source: Tomáš Mazuch http://www.megasphera.cz/africanvenomoussnakes/_private/Monografie_Echis_leucogaster.htm
West African Gaboon Viper Bitis rhinoceros YES

Courtesy of Thomas Eimermacher
Rhinoceros Viper Bitis nasicornis YES

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bitis_nasicornis.jpg
East African Gaboon Viper Bitis gabonica YES

Courtesy of Thomas Eimermacher
Mozambique  Spitting Cobra Naja mossambica YES

Courtesy of Wolfgang Wuster
Red Spitting Cobra Naja pallida YES

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Naja_pallida,_Boston.jpg
West African bush viper Atheris chlorechis 0 1 1
Jameson’s mamba Dendroaspis jamesoni 0 1
Eastern green mamba Dendroaspis angusticeps 0 1 1
Moorish viper Daboia mauritanica 0 1 1
Desert viper Daboia deserti 0 1 1
Horned viper Cerastes cerastes 0 1 1
Variable burrowing asp Atractaspis irregularis 0 1 1
False burrowing asp Atractaspis fallax 0 1 1
Israeli mole viper Atractaspis engaddensis 0 1 1
Broadley’s bush viper Atheris broadleyi 0 1 1
Variable bush viper theris squamigera 0 1 1
Joger’s carpet viper Echis jogeri 0 1 1
Boomslang Dispholidus typus 0 1 1
Ethiopian mountain adder Bitis parviocula 0 1 1
Burton’s carpet viper Echis coloratus 0 1 1
Big-headed carpet viper Echis megalocephalus 0 1 1
Hughes’ carpet viper Echis hughesi 0 1 1
Bibron’s burrowing asp Atractaspis bibronii 0 0 1
Zebra cobra Naja nigricincta 0 1 1
Lataste’s viper Vipera latastei 0 1 1
Usambara vine snake Thelotornis usambaricus 0 0 1
Mozambique vine snake Thelotornis mossambicanus 0 0 1
Forest vine or twig snake Thelotornis kirtlandii 0 1 1
Savanna vine or twig snake Thelotornis capensis 0 1 1
Black tree cobra Pseudohaje nigra 0 1 1
Gold’s tree cobra Pseudohaje goldii 0 1 1
Field’s horned viper Pseudocerastes fieldi 0 1 1
Lowland swamp viper Proatheris superciliaris 0 1 1
Senegalese cobra Naja senegalensis 0 0 1
Black mamba Dendroaspis polylepis 0 1 1
Cape cobra Naja nivea 0 1 1
Western green mamba Dendroaspis viridis 0 1 1
Forest cobra Naja melanoleuca 0 1 1
West African brown spitting cobra Naja katiensis 0 1 1
Egyptian cobra Naja haje 0 1 1
Christy’s water cobra Naja christyi 0 1 1
Ashe’s spitting cobra Naja ashei 0 1 1
Snouted cobra Naja annulifera 0 1 1
Banded water cobra Naja annulata 0 1 1
Anchieta’s cobra Naja anchietae 0 1 1
Levant viper Macrovipera lebetina 0 1 1
Rinkhals spitting cobra Hemachatus haemachatus 0 1 1
Desert cobra Walterinnesia aegyptia 0 1 1
Nubian spitting cobra Naja nubiae 0 1 1