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: Estill.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaEstillNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaEstillNN Reference

7 species are listed