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: Boyd.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaBoydNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaBoydNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaBoydNN Reference

18 species are listed