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: Laurel.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLaurelNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaLaurelNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLaurelNS YesReference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaLaurelNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaLaurelNN Reference

30 species are listed