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: Nelson.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaNelsonNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaNelsonNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaNelsonNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaNelsonNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaNelsonNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaNelsonNN Reference

6 species are listed