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: Westplains.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassQuadUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaWestplainsNN YesReference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaWestplainsNS YesReference
15 species are listed.