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: Larue.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaLarueNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaLarueNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaLarueNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaLarueNN YesReference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaLarueNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaLarueNN Reference

6 species are listed