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: McLean.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica Northern False Map TurtleCheloniaMcLeanNN YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaMcLeanNN Reference

7 species are listed