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: Caldwell.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNS YesReference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNT YesReference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaCaldwellNN Reference

36 species are listed