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: Lewis.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaLewisNN Reference

7 species are listed