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: Nelsonville.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNS YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaNelsonvilleNN Reference
19 species are listed.