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: Lyon.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaLyonNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined SkinkReptiliaLyonNS YesReference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaLyonNS YesReference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pine SnakeReptiliaLyonNE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaLyonNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaLyonNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaLyonNN Reference

41 species are listed