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: McCracken.

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

14 species are listed