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: Jessamine.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaJessamineNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaJessamineNN Reference

7 species are listed