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: Breathitt.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaBreathittNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaBreathittNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaBreathittNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaBreathittNN Reference

23 species are listed