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: Meade.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN YesReference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaMeadeNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaMeadeNN Reference

9 species are listed