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: Marion.

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

7 species are listed