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: Carter.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaCarterNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaCarterNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaCarterNN Reference

26 species are listed