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: Hickman.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaHickmanNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted TurtleCheloniaHickmanNT YesReference
Chrysemys dorsalis x picta Southern Painted and Painted Turtle HybridCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN YesReference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica Northern False Map TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN YesReference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN YesReference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleCheloniaHickmanPTE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaHickmanNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaHickmanNN Reference

13 species are listed