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: Taylor.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaTaylorNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaTaylorNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaTaylorNN Reference

26 species are listed