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: Lewis.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLewisNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaLewisNN Reference

23 species are listed