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: Jefferson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaJeffersonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaJeffersonNN Reference

11 species are listed