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: Jefferson.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaJeffersonNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNT YesReference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus Eastern Slender Glass LizardReptiliaJeffersonNT YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaJeffersonNN Reference

37 species are listed