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: Garrard.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaGarrardNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaGarrardNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaGarrardNN Reference

25 species are listed