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: Louisville West.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaLouisville WestNN YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNT YesReference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLouisville WestNN Reference
19 species are listed.