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: Lexington West.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaLexington WestNN Reference
12 species are listed.