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: Kenton.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaKentonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaKentonNN Reference

7 species are listed