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: Marion.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMarionNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaMarionNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMarionNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMarionNN Reference

23 species are listed