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: McCreary.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaMcCrearyNN Reference

7 species are listed