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: Edmonson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaEdmonsonNN Reference

9 species are listed