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: Wayne.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Agkistrodon contortrix CopperheadReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Carphophis amoenus Worm SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina serpentina Common Snapping TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Coluber constrictor RacerReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Crotalus horridus Timber RattlesnakeReptiliaWayneNN YesReference
Diadophis punctatus Ringneck SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta Black Rat SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Eumeces fasciatus Five-lined SkinkReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Eumeces laticeps Broadhead SkinkReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Common Map TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hognose SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleReptiliaWayneNN YesReference
Lampropeltis getula nigra Black KingsnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Lampropeltis triangulum Milk SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Nerodia sipedon Northern Water SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Opheodrys aestivus Rough Green SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Regina septemvittata Queen SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Sceloporus undulatus Fence LizardReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Scincella lateralis Ground SkinkReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Common Musk TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Storeria dekayi Brown SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata Northern Redbelly SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Terrapene carolina carolina Eastern Box TurtleReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis Eastern Garter SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderReptiliaWayneNN Reference
Virginia valeriae Smooth Earth SnakeReptiliaWayneNN Reference

30 species are listed