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: Laurel.

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

9 species are listed