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: Rowan.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaRowanNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaRowanNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaRowanNS YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaRowanNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaRowanNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaRowanNN Reference

29 species are listed