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: Henderson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaHendersonNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaHendersonNS YesReference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaHendersonNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaHendersonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaHendersonNN Reference

28 species are listed