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: Christian.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaChristianNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaChristianNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaChristianNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaChristianNN Reference

34 species are listed