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: Madison.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMadisonNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Eumeces anthracinus Coal SkinkReptiliaMadisonNT YesReference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMadisonNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaMadisonNN Reference

29 species are listed