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: Knox.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaKnoxNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaKnoxNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaKnoxNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaKnoxNN Reference

20 species are listed