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: Jessamine.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaJessamineNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaJessamineNN Reference

20 species are listed