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: Horse Cave.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Elaphe guttata Eastern Corn SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaHorse CaveNN YesReference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaHorse CaveNN Reference
26 species are listed.