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: Mercer.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaMercerNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaMercerNN Reference

20 species are listed