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: Franklin.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleCheloniaFranklinNE YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaFranklinNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaFranklinNN Reference

9 species are listed