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: Calloway.

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

13 species are listed