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: Trigg.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaTriggNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Chrysemys dorsalis x picta Southern Painted and Painted Turtle HybridCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaTriggNN YesReference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaTriggNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaTriggNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaTriggNN Reference

13 species are listed