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: Trigg.


Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaTriggNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined RacerunnerReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Cemophora coccinea copei Northern Scarlet SnakeReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Eumeces inexpectatus Southeastern Five-lined SkinkReptiliaTriggNS YesReference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica False Map TurtleReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster Prairie KingsnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides Scarlet KingsnakeReptiliaTriggNS YesReference
Nerodia erythrogaster Plainbelly Water SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus Northern Pine SnakeReptiliaTriggNE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Sistrurus miliarius streckeri Western Pygmy RattlesnakeReptiliaTriggNT YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Tantilla coronata Southeastern Crowned SnakeReptiliaTriggNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaTriggNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaTriggNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaTriggNN Reference

44 species are listed