Turtles of Kentucky

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Order Testudines
Family Chelydridae
Common Snapping Turtle Chelydra serpentina serpentina
Alligator Snapping Turtle Macroclemys temminckii
Family Kinosternidae
Common Musk Turtle Sternotherus odoratus
Eastern Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum
Mississippi Mud Turtle Kinosternon subrubrum hippocrepis
Family Emydidae
Eastern Box Turtle Terrapene carolina carolina
Common Map Turtle Graptemys geographica
Mississippi Map Turtle Graptemys kohnii
False Map Turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica
Ouachita Map Turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica ouachitensis
Red-eared Slider Trachemys scripta elegans
Eastern River Cooter Pseudemys concinna concinna
Hieroglyphic River Cooter Pseudemys concinna hieroglyphica
Midland Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta marginata
Southern Painted Turtle Chrysemys picta dorsalis
Family Trionychidae
Midland Smooth Softshell Apalone mutica mutica
Eastern Spiny Softshell Apalone spinifera spinifera

References

Behler, John. L., and F. W. King.  1979.  National Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians.  Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.  743 pp.

Conant, Roger, and Joseph T. Collins.  1998.  Reptiles and Amphibians, 3rd edition: Peterson Field Guides.  Houghton Mifflin Company.  450 pp.

Ernst, C. H., R. W. Barbour, and J. E. Lovich.  1994.  Turtles of the United States and Canada.  Smithsonian Institution Press.

Johnson, Tom R.  1997.  The Amphibians and Reptiles of Missouri.  Missouri Department of Conservation.  369 pp.

Martof, Bernard S, William M. Palmer, Joseph R. Bailey, and Julian R. Harrison, III.  1980.  Amphibians and Reptiles of the Carolinas and Virginia.  The University of North Carolina Press.  264 pp.

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