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: Harlan.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaHarlanNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaHarlanNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pine SnakeReptiliaHarlanNE YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaHarlanNN Reference

23 species are listed