Species Information

Reptilia observations for selected quads

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
US Status Definitions     Kentucky Status Definitions

List Reptilia observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Heath.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaHeathNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaHeathNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaHeathNN Reference
18 species are listed.