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: Hardin.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaHardinNN YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaHardinNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaHardinNN Reference

9 species are listed