Welcome to the Snake Species of the World LifeDesk
Please check our 'News' page for the latest updates on the building of this LifeDesk and the people involved!
This LifeDesk serves as a repository for snake diversity. Here, you can find a collection of species descriptions, geographic distributions, images, biological information, bibliographic references as well as type specimen information. In additon to the taxon pages, we have a variety of other snake biology resources. Check out our 'Tools' page for methods and guides on the identification of snakes. For those of you who are interested in learning how to collect and properly preserves snakes for a museum collection, visit the 'Museum Techniques For Snakes' page.
If you need to cite information from this LifeDesk, visit the 'How to Cite' page for instructions.
We are expanding this LifeDesk and your contributions are welcome! Please e-mail Shab at email@example.com for access to this LifeDesk's contributor account.
Recent bibliographic items
- The Venomous Reptiles of Latin America
- Giant boid snake from the Palaeocene neotropics reveals hotter past equatorial temperatures
- An annotated checklist and key to the reptiles of Mexico exclusive of the snakes
- A new species of sea snakes of the genus Enhydrina (Serpentes, Hydrophiidae) from water of New Guinea