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: Christian.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaChristianNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaChristianNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaChristianNN Reference

9 species are listed