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: Rowan.

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

7 species are listed