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: Union.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Western CottonmouthReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellReptiliaUnionNS YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta Copperbelly Water SnakeReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer Diamondback Water SnakeReptiliaUnionNN YesReference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Thamnophis sauritus sauritus Eastern Ribbon SnakeReptiliaUnionNS YesReference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaUnionNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaUnionNN Reference

32 species are listed