Monocellate cobra ତମ୍ପ


Snake Type:

Common Name: Monocellate cobra
Odia Name: ତମ୍ପ
Zoological Name: Naja kaouthia

Scales smooth, glossy. Head broad. Colour, pattern, and hood mark variable. Shades of brown, yellow, grey or black, uniform or with ragged yellowish cross-bands. An eye-shaped or “O” shaped hood mark almost always present (sometimes faint, rarely broken up). Hood rounder and smaller than that of Spectacled Cobra.