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: Union.

Scientific Name and Life HistoryCommon Name and PicturesClassCountyUS StatusKY StatusWAPReference
Apalone mutica mutica Midland Smooth SoftshellCheloniaUnionNN YesReference
Apalone spinifera spinifera Eastern Spiny SoftshellCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Chelydra serpentina Snapping TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Chrysemys picta Painted TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys geographica Northern Map TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Graptemys pseudogeographica kohnii Mississippi Map TurtleCheloniaUnionNN YesReference
Kinosternon subrubrum Eastern Mud TurtleCheloniaUnionNN YesReference
Pseudemys concinna River CooterCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Terrapene carolina Eastern Box TurtleCheloniaUnionNN Reference
Trachemys scripta elegans Red-eared SliderCheloniaUnionNN Reference

12 species are listed