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: Knott.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaKnottNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaKnottNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaKnottNN Reference

20 species are listed