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: Russell.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaRussellNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaRussellNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaRussellNN Reference

26 species are listed