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: Mercer.

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

7 species are listed