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: Graves.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's SnakeReptiliaGravesNT YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaGravesNS YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaGravesNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaGravesNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaGravesNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaGravesNN Reference

36 species are listed