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: Lyon.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaLyonNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Chrysemys dorsalis x picta Southern Painted and Painted Turtle HybridCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaLyonNN YesReference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaLyonNN YesReference
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping TurtleCheloniaLyonPTE YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaLyonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaLyonNN Reference

13 species are listed