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: Calloway.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaCallowayNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaCallowayNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaCallowayNS YesReference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaCallowayNS YesReference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleReptiliaCallowayNT YesReference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pine SnakeReptiliaCallowayNE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Sistrurus miliarius streckeri Western Pygmy RattlesnakeReptiliaCallowayNT YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaCallowayNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaCallowayNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaCallowayNN Reference

47 species are listed