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: Franklin.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaFranklinNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN YesReference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleReptiliaFranklinNT YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaFranklinNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaFranklinNN Reference

25 species are listed