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: Bell.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaBellNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaBellNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaBellNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaBellNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaBellNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaBellNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaBellNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBellNN Reference
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBellNS YesReference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaBellNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus Eastern Slender Glass LizardReptiliaBellNT YesReference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaBellNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaBellNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaBellNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaBellNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaBellNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaBellNN Reference

29 species are listed