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: Henderson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaHendersonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaHendersonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaHendersonNN Reference

10 species are listed