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: Shelby.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaShelbyNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaShelbyNN Reference

18 species are listed