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: Lawrence.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLawrenceNN Reference

19 species are listed