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: Caldwell.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN YesReference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleCheloniaCaldwellPTE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaCaldwellNN Reference

10 species are listed