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: Larue.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaLarueNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLarueNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Elaphe guttata Eastern Corn SnakeReptiliaLarueNS YesReference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaLarueNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Ophisaurus attenuatus longicaudus Eastern Slender Glass LizardReptiliaLarueNT YesReference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaLarueNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaLarueNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaLarueNN Reference

29 species are listed