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: Carter.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaCarterNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaCarterNN Reference

7 species are listed