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: Ballard.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaBallardNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaBallardNS YesReference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleReptiliaBallardNT YesReference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaBallardNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Thamnophis proximus proximus Western Ribbon SnakeReptiliaBallardNT YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaBallardNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaBallardNN Reference

36 species are listed