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: Mammoth Cave.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaMammoth CaveNT YesReference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Elaphe guttata Eastern Corn SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus Eastern Slender Glass LizardReptiliaMammoth CaveNT YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pine SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNE YesReference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNS YesReference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMammoth CaveNS YesReference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMammoth CaveNN Reference
37 species are listed.