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: Boyd.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaBoydNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaBoydNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaBoydNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaBoydNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaBoydNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaBoydNN Reference

6 species are listed