Snakes of Kentucky
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Order Squamata
Family Colubridae
Mississippi Green Water Snake Nerodia cyclopion
Diamond Water Snake   Nerodia rhombifer rhombifer
Copperbelly Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster neglecta
Yellowbelly Water Snake Nerodia erythrogaster flavigaster
Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon
Midland Water Snake Nerodia sipedon pleuralis
Broad-banded Water Snake Nerodia fasciata confluens
Queen Snake Regina septemvittata
Kirtland's Snake  Clonophis kirtlandii
Midland Brown Snake  Storeria dekayi wrightorum
Northern Brown Snake Storeria dekayi dekayi
Northern Redbelly Snake Storeria occipitomaculata occipitomaculata
Eastern Garter Snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis
Northern (Eastern) Ribbon Snake Thamnophis sauritus septentrionalis
Western Ribbon Snake Thamnophis proximus proximus
Eastern (Smooth) Earth Snake Virginia valeriae valeriae
Western (Smooth) Earth Snake Virginia valeriae elegans
Eastern Hognose Snake   Heterodon platirhinos
Northern Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus edwardsii
Mississippi Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus stictogenys
Eastern Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus amoenus
Midwest Worm Snake Carphophis amoenus helenae
Western Mud Snake Farancia abacura reinwardtii
Northern Black Racer  Coluber constrictor constrictor
Southern Black Racer Coluber constrictor priapus
Eastern Coachwhip Masticophis flagellum flagellum
Rough Green Snake Opheodrys aestivus
Corn Snake Elaphe guttata guttata
Black Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta
Gray Rat Snake Elaphe obsoleta spiloides
Northern Pine Snake Pituophis melanoleucus melanoleucus
Black Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula nigra
Speckled Kingsnake Lampropeltis getula holbrooki
Eastern Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum triangulum
Red Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum syspila
Scarlet Milk Snake Lampropeltis triangulum elapsoides
Prairie Kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster
Northern Scarlet Snake  Cemophorus coccinea copei
Southeastern Crowned Snake Tantilla coronata
Family Viperidae
Northern Copperhead  Agkistrodon contortrix mokasen
Southern Copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix contortrix
Western Cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma
Western Pigmy Rattlesnake Sistrurus miliarius streckeri
Timber Rattlesnake Crotalus horridus

References

Behler, John. L., and F. W. King.  1979.  National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians.  Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.  743 pp.

Conant, Roger, and Joseph T. Collins.  1998.  Reptiles and Amphibians, 3rd edition: Peterson Field Guides.  Houghton Mifflin Company.  450 pp.

Johnson, Tom R.  1997.  The Amphibians and Reptiles of Missouri.  Missouri Department of Conservation.  369 pp.

Linzey, Donald W., and Micheal J. Clifford.  1981.  Snakes of Virginia.  The University Press of Virginia.  173 pp.

Martof, Bernard S, William M. Palmer, Joseph R. Bailey, and Julian R. Harrison, III.  1980.  Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia.  The University of North Carolina Press.  264 pp.

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