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: Joppa.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaJoppaNS YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaJoppaNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaJoppaNS YesReference
23 species are listed.