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: Hopkins.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaHopkinsNN Reference

9 species are listed