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: Meade.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaMeadeNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaMeadeNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMeadeNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaMeadeNN Reference

30 species are listed