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: Shelby.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaShelbyNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaShelbyNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaShelbyNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaShelbyNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaShelbyNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaShelbyNN Reference

6 species are listed