Family Snake species Common name Geographical distribution in India
Elapidae Najanaja Najakaouthia Najaoxiana Najasagittifera Ophiophagushannah Bungaruscaeruleus Bungarusfasciatus Bungarusniger Bungarussindanus Common spectacled Indian cobra Monocellate cobra North Indian or Oxus cobra Andaman cobra King cobra Common krait Banded krait Black krait Sind krait Throughout Northeast Northwest Andaman islands South,Northeast, Andaman islands Northeast Northwest
Viperidae Daboiarusselii Echiscarinatus Echiscarinatussochureki Hypnalehypnale Cryptelytropsalbolabris Cryptelytropspurpureomaculatus Trimeresurusmalabaricus Trimeresurusgramineus Macroviperalebetina Russell’s viper Saw-scaled viper Sochureki’s saw scaled viper Hump-nosed pit viper White-lipped tree viper Mangrove pit viper Malabar pit viper Indian bamboo viper Blunt-nosed viper Southwest Southwest Northwest Southwest coast and Western Ghats East East Southwest South,Andamanand Nicobar islands Northwest
Table 1: Poisonous snakes of India and geographical distribution.