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: Scott.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaScottNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaScottNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaScottNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaScottNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaScottNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaScottNN Reference

6 species are listed