GENUS: ELAPSOIDEA

Species Midbody
scale
rows
Ventrals Paired
/Single
Sub-
Caudals
Total
Sub-
Caudals
Anal
Shield
Divided/
Entire
No of
Upper
Labials
No of
Upper
Labials
entering
the eye
No of
Pre-
Oculars
No of
Post-
Oculars
Lower
labials
Temporals
Elapsoidea boulengeri 13 138-161 P 14-27 E 7 3-5
(3+4)
1 2 7 1+2
Elapsoidea guentheri 13 131-156 P 15-26 E 7 3+4 1 2 6-7 1+2
Elapsoidea semiannulata 13 136-161 P 13-28 E 7 3+4 1 2 7 1+2
Elapsoidea sundevalii decosteri 13 136-159 P 22-28 E 7 3+4 1 2 7 1+2
Elapsoidea sundevalii fitzsimonsi 13 156-180 P 17-23 E 7 3+4 1 2 6/7 1+2
Elapsoidea sundevalii longicauda 13 148-179 P 21-33 E 7 3+4 1 2 7 1+2
Elapsoidea sundevalii media 13 140-168 P 13-23 E 7 3+4 1 2 7 1+2
Elapsoidea sundevalii sundevalii 13 147-181 P (S) 16-28 E 7 3+4 1 2 7 1+2;1+1

NOTE: ( ) = Rarely + = And / = Or * = Scales around the eye

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Copyright: Séan Thomas & Eugene Griessel - Dec 1999.