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: Hopkins.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Farancia abacura reinwardtii Western Mud SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNS YesReference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaHopkinsNN Reference

35 species are listed