Species Information

Reptilia observations for selected counties

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 county.
Selected county is: Adair.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaAdairNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaAdairNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaAdairNN Reference

29 species are listed