Species Information

Class of Chelonia (Turtle) 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 Class of Chelonia (Turtle) observations in 1 selected county.
Selected county is: Ballard.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaBallardNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Chrysemys dorsalis x picta Southern Painted and Painted Turtle HybridCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaBallardNN YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica Northern False Map TurtleCheloniaBallardNN YesReference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaBallardNN YesReference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleCheloniaBallardPTE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaBallardNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaBallardNN Reference

14 species are listed