Sub-cutaneous LD-50s
 Scientific name  Common name  LD-50 (mg/kg)  Notes
Oxyuranus microlepidotus Inland taipan 0.025 Formerly known as fierce snake or small-scaled snake
Pseudonaja textilis Eastern brown snake 0.0365
Aipysurus duboisii Dubois's sea snake 0.044
Pelamis platurus Yellow bellied sea snake 0.067
Acalyptophis peronii Horned sea snake 0.079
Oxyuranus scutellatus Coastal taipan 0.106 Oxyuranus scutellatus canni (Papua New Guinea taipan) should be considered as having the same venom composition until proven otherwise
Bungarus multicinctus Many banded krait 0.108
Hydrophis melanosoma Black banded sea snake 0.111
Enhydrina schistosa Beaked sea snake 0.1125
Boulengeria christyi Congo water cobra 0.12
Notechis a. niger Peninsula tiger snake 0.131
Boulengeria annulata Banded water cobra 0.143
Echis carinatus Saw-scaled viper 0.151 Species complex, geographical data not given
Hydrophis stricticollis sea snake species 0.164
Hydrophis major Olive-headed sea snake 0.193
Notechis a. occidentalis Western tiger snake 0.194
Crotalus tigris Tiger rattlesnake 0.21
Notechis scutulatus Mainland tiger snake 0.214
Hydrophis elegans Elegant sea snake 0.26
Aipysurus laevi Olive sea snake 0.264
Laticauda semifasciata Broad banded sea krait 0.273
Naja atra Chinese cobra 0.29
Dendroaspis polylepsis Black mamba 0.32
Notechis a. serventyi Chapel island tiger snake 0.338
Hydrophis nigrocinctus Duadin's sea snake 0.343
 Crotalus scututatus  Mojave green rattlesnake 0.34  
Bungarus caeruleus Indian krait 0.365
Walterinnesia aegyptia Desert cobra 0.4
Laticauda colubrina Wide faced sea krait 0.435
Naja naja Spectacled cobra 0.45 Careful - any Asiatic cobra may have been referred to as N. naja in the past
Hydrophis cyanocinctus Annulated sea snake 0.464
Pseudonaja nuchalis Gwardar/Western brown snake 0.473 Species complex
Acanthophis antarcticus Common death adder 0.5 Species complex, geographical data not indicated
Austrelaps superbus Lowland copperhead 0.5
Lapemis hardwickii Hardwicke's sea snake 0.541
Pseudonaja affinis Dugite 0.66
Dendroaspis viridis Western green mamba 0.7
Naja nivea Cape cobra 0.72
Daboia russelli russelli Russell's viper subspecies 0.75
Dendroaspis jamesoni Jameson's mamba 1
Pseudechis papuanus Papuan black snake 1.09
Naja haje Egyptian cobra 1.15 Give locality - southern African forms now regarded as separate species, N. annulifera
Micrurus fulvius coral snake sp. 1.3
Hoplocephalus stephensi Stephen's banded snake 1.36
Daboia russelii formosensis Russell's viper subspecies 1.37 Synonym of D.r. siamensis, locality info lacking
Ophiophagus hannah King cobra 1.7 Give locality, this species is about to be split
Pseudechis australis Mulga snake 1.94
Pseudechis porphyriacus Red-bellied black snake 2
Pseudechis guttatus Spotted black snake 2.13
Pseudechis colletti Collett's snake 2.38
Hemachatus haemachatus Rinkhals 2.65
Cryptophis nigrescens Small eyed snake 2.67
Crotalus basciliscus Mexican west-coast rattlesnake 2.8
Dendroaspis angusticeps Eastern green mamba 3.05
Crotalus horridus horridus Timber rattlesnake 3.1
Bungarus fasciatus Banded krait 3.6
Vipera latifii True viper species 4.61
Tropidolaemus wagleri Wagler's viper 6.19 Formerly in Trimeresurus genus
Vipera bornmuelleri True viper species 6.25
Vipera berus Adder 6.45
Vipera ammodytes Long-nosed viper 6.59
Bothrops jararaca Jararaca 7
Trimeresurus gramineus Indian green tree viper 8.6 T. gramineus is a rare species, most venoms thus labelled in the literature come from other species
Deinagkistrodon acutus Sharp-nosed pit viper 9.2 Fomerly in Agkistrodon genus
Vipera palaestinae Palestine viper 9.4
Crotalus exul rattlesnake species 9.92
Bitis gabonica Gaboon viper 12.5
Trimeresurus albolabris White lipped tree viper 12.75
Bothrops jararacussu Jararacussu' 13
Crotalus polystictus Mexican blotched rattlesnake 13.3
Bothrops neuwiedi Jararaca pintada 14.2
Crotalus adamanteus Eastern diamondback rattlesnake 14.6
Causus rhombeatus Night adder 15
Cerastes cerastes Desert horned viper 15
Bothrops alternatus Urutu 15.8
Macrovipera lebetina Levantine viper 16 Specimens from N. Africa are referrable to M. mauretanica
Crotalus atrox Western diamondback rattlesnake 18.5
Gloydius blomhoffi Mamushi 20
Bothrops atrox Terciopelo 22 Species complex, geographical origin not given
Calloselasma rhodostoma Malayan pit viper 23.4 Fomerly in Agkistrodon genus.
Crotalus lepidus klauberi Rock rattlesnake 23.95
Sistrurus milarius barbouri Red pygmy rattlesnake 24.3
Emydocephalus annulatus Turtle-headed sea snake 25
Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix Southern copperhead 25.6
Agkistrodon piscovorus Cottomouth/ Water moccasin 25.8
Bothriechis schlegelii Eyelash viper 33.2 Formerly in Bothrops genus
Lachesis muta Bushmaster 36.9 Give locality, as L. muta recently split into 3 species
Demansia olivacea Olive whip snake 714.2