Species Information

Reptilia observations for selected quads

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Reptilia observations in 1 selected quad.
Selected quad is: Morehead.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaMoreheadNS YesReference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMoreheadNN Reference
25 species are listed.