Species Information

Reptilia observations for selected counties

Linked life history provided courtesy of NatureServe Explorer.
Records may include both recent and historical observations.
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List Reptilia observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Butler.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaButlerNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaButlerNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaButlerNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaButlerNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaButlerNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaButlerNN Reference

25 species are listed