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: Estill.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaEstillNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaEstillNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaEstillNN Reference

23 species are listed