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Anchieta's Cobra Naja anchietae

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Snouted Cobra  (Banded) Naja.annulifera

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.0...0. Arabian Cobra Naja arabica
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Ashe's Spitting Cobra Naja ashei
.1...1. Egyptian Cobra Naja haje
. 0...0. Mali Cobra Naja katiensis
.3...2. Black Forest Cobra Naja melanoleuca
1...2 South African Forest Cobra Naja m. subfulva
.1...1. Mozambique Spitting Cobra Naja mossambica
2...2 Western Barred Spitting Cobra (Zebra Spitting Cobra) Naja nigricincta
. 0...0 Black Spitting Cobra Naja n. woodi
.1...1. Black-necked Spitting Cobra Naja nigricollis
.1...1. Cape Cobra Naja nivea
.1...1. Nubian Spitting Cobra Naja nubiae
1...1 Red Spitting Cobra Naja pallida
. 0...0 Senegalese Cobra Naja senegalensis
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Quick List of Scale Counts of African Cobras

............Species............

................Hood................ ..........Midbody.......... .......Vent....... .................Ventral................. .........Subcaudal.........
Naja anchietae 15 or 17 17   Rarely 15 13   Rarely 11 

171 - 196 M     177 - 200 F

51 - 65 M     49 - 66 F

Naja annulifera

19    Rarely 17/21

19    Rarely 17/21

13/15

169 - 208 M     180 - 206 F

48 - 67 M     48 -69 F

Naja arabica 19 19 - 21  

202 - 218 M     208 - 221 F

65 - 73 M     70 - 73 F

Naja ashei

21 - 25

20 - 23

15 192 - 204 M     194 - 207 F 57 - 65 M     55 - 62 F
Naja haje

19 - 23   Usually 21

19 - 23   Usually 21

15

191 - 216 M     202 - 222 F

53 - 67 M     53 - 68 F

Naja katiensis

23 - 27

23 - 25

 

165 - 174 M     167 - 176 F

49 - 57 M     47 - 56 F

Naja melanoleuca 23 - 27 19 - 21 13 - 15 194 - 228 63 - 72
Naja mossambica 21 - 29 19 - 27  

170 - 196 M     182 - 207 F

51 - 71 M     49 - 70 F

Naja nigricincta 21 - 25 21 - 23  

190 - 218 M     196 - 226 F

59 - 73 M     57 - 71 F

Naja n. woodi 21 - 25 21 - 22  

213 - 231 M     216 - 231 F

65 - 74 M     59 - 78 F

Naja nigricollis  West 19 - 23 19 - 23 14

185 - 209 M     195 - 212 F

54 - 70 M     55 - 66 F

Naja nigricollis  Central 17 - 23 17 - 21 .

177 - 203 M     187 - 209 F

56 - 65 M     50 - 60 F

Naja nigricollis  South 17 - 23 17 - 21  

175 - 194 M     178 - 201 F

55 - 68 M     47 - 63 F

Naja nivea

21 - 23    Rarely 19/25

21    Rarely 19/23

15    Rarely 13

186 - 215 M     193 - 228 F

52 - 68 M     50 - 67 F

Naja nubiae 23 - 27 23 - 27   Usually 25 15 - 17  R 19

207 - 221 M     207 - 226 F

56 - 69 M     61 - 69 F

Naja pallida 21 - 29

21 - 27    Usually 25

17 - 19   R 15

192 - 218 M     203 - 227 F

56 - 81 M     57 - 72 F

Naja senegalensis

25    Rarely 23/27

21 .

205 - 219 M     219 - 225 F

59 - 66 M     56 - 64 F

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