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Chinese Cobra  (Black w/White Bands & Brown w/White Bands) Naja atra

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Monocled Cobra (Normal, Suphan, Amel, Het Sunset, & Aberrant) Naja kaouthia

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.0...0. Burmese Spitting Cobra Naja mandalayensis

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Indian Spectacled Cobra  (Sri Lankan) Naja naja
.5...5. Central Asian Cobra Naja oxiana
.1...2. Northern Philippine Cobra Naja philippinensis
. .0...0. Andaman Cobra Naja sagittifera
.5...7. Southeastern Philippine Cobra Naja samarensis
.5...6. Indochinese Spitting Cobra  (Black & White Banded and Striped, Brown, & Black) Naja siamensis
.5...5. Southern Indonesian Spitting Cobra  (Dark Brown, Tan, & White w/Specking) Naja sputatrix
10.. 11 Equatorial Spitting Cobra  (Yellow Phase & Black Phase) Naja sumatrana
King Cobras
3...6. King Cobra  (Chinese, Indo, Malay) Ophiophagus.hannah
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Quick List of Scale Counts of Asian Cobras and King Cobras

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

...............Hood............... ........Midbody........ .....Vent.... .................Ventral................. .......Subcaudal.......
Naja atra 23 - 29   Usually 25 - 27 19 - 21 ? 15 ? 161 - 180 37 - 51
Naja kaouthia 27 - 33 19 - 23   Usually 21 13 or 15 170 - 192 M    178 - 197 F 48 - 61 M  46 - 59 F
Naja mandalayensis 27 - 31 M   27 F 19 - 22   Usually 21 15 - 17 173 - 185 M   182 - 185 F 56 - 58 M  50 - 56 F
Naja naja                     NW Specimens

               29 - 37                23 - 27

             23 - 25              19 - 21

15 - 18 171 - 197 50 - 67
Naja oxiana 23 - 27   Usually 25 19 - 23   Usually 21 15 - 18 191 - 210 57 - 71
Naja philippinensis 23 - 27   Usually 25 21   Rarely 23   182 - 193 36 - 49
Naja sagittifera 27 - 29 21 - 23 15 - 17 175 - 183 60 - 64
Naja samarensis 17 - 25 17 - 19   161 - 184 41 - 52
Naja siamensis 25 - 31 M   26 - 29 F 19 - 21 13 - 15 153 - 174 M   162 - 173 F 47 - 54 M  41 - 51 F
Naja sputatrix 19 - 28 18 - 21 15 - 17 162 - 183 42 - 54
Naja sumatrana 19 - 27   Usually 21 - 25 15 - 19 13 - 14 179 - 201 40 - 57
O. hannah  (Andaman) 17 - 19 15 15 230 (from 1 Juv) 90 (from 1 Juv)
O. hannah  (Burma) 17 - 19 15 . 240 - 254 84 - 104
O. hannah  (China) . . . . .
O. hannah  (India) 17 - 19 15 . . .
O. hannah  (Indonesia) . . . 254 - 264 89 - 125
O. hannah  (Malaysia) . 15 15 215 - 270 80 - 120
O. hannah  (Philippines) . 15 . 246 - 257 M   258 - 266 F 90 - 116 M    98 - 104 F
O. hannah  (Thai) . 15 . 240 - 266 84 - 106

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