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: Elliott.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaElliottNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaElliottNN Reference

18 species are listed