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King Cobra
Ophiophagus hannah (Cantor, 1836)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  order Squamata - lizards and snakes »  family Elapidae »  genus Ophiophagus

Scientific synonyms

Hamadryas hannah Cantor, 1836
Dendraspis hannah (Cantor, 1836)
Naja hannah (Cantor, 1836)
Naja bungarus Schlegel, 1837
Dendraspis bungarus (Schlegel, 1837)
Hamadryas elaps Günther, 1858
Ophiophagus elaps (Günther, 1858)
Naja ingens Van Hasselt, 1882
Hamadryas ophiophagus Cantor, 1838
Naja vittata Elliott, 1840

Other names

= Hamadryad

Vulnerable

Images

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

female

Author: Michal Sloviak

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

female

Author: Michal Sloviak

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

female

Author: Michal Sloviak

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Klaus Rudloff

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Klaus Rudloff

juvenile animal

skull

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Pavel Zuber

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Pavel Zuber

Ophiophagus hannah - King Cobra

Author: Pavel Zuber

Intertaxon relationships

prey: Python molurus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Indian Python, Ptyas mucosa Linnaeus, 1758 - Indian Ratsnake, Naja naja (Linnaeus, 1758) - Indian Cobra, Hypnale hypnale (Merrem, 1820), Trimeresurus malabaricus (Jerdon, 1854), ...

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