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Checklist of Florida Turtles

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Apalone ferox (SCHNEIDER 1783), Florida Softshell

Apalone mutica (LE SUEUR 1827), Smooth Softshell

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Apalone mutica calvata (WEBB 1959), Gulf Coast Smooth Softshell

Apalone spinifera (LE SUEUR 1827), Spiny Softshell

Apalone spinifera aspera (AGASSIZ 1857), Gulf Coast Spiny Softshell

Caretta caretta (LINNAEUS 1758), Loggerhead Sea Turtle

Chelonia mydas (LINNAEUS 1758), Green Sea Turtle

Chelydra serpentina (LINNAEUS 1758), Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina osceola (STEJNEGER 1918), Florida Snapping Turtle

Chelydra serpentina serpentina (LINNAEUS 1758), Common Snapping Turtle

Clemmys guttata (SCHNEIDER 1792), Spotted Turtle

Deirochelys reticularia LATREILLE 1801, Chicken Turtle

Deirochelys reticularia chrysea SCHWARTZ 1956, Florida Chicken Turtle

Deirochelys reticularia reticularia LATREILLE 1801, Eastern Chicken Turtle

Dermochelys coriacea (VANDELLI 1761), Leatherback Sea Turtle

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Eretmochelys imbricata (LINNAEUS 1766), Atlantic Hawksbill Sea Turtle

Gopherus polyphemus (DAUDIN 1802), Gopher Tortoise

Graptemys barbouri CARR & MARCHAND 1942, Barbour's Map Turtle

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Graptemys ernsti LOVICH & MCCOY 1992, Escambia Map Turtle

Kinosternon baurii (GARMAN 1891), Striped Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum (LACÉPÈDE 1788), Mud Turtle

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Kinosternon subrubrum steindachneri (SIEBENROCK 1906), Florida Mud Turtle

Kinosternon subrubrum subrubrum (LACÉPÈDE 1788), Eastern Mud Turtle

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Lepidochelys kempii (GARMAN 1880), Kemp's Ridley Sea Turtle

Macrochelys temminckii (TROOST in HARLAN 1835), Alligator Snapping Turtle

Malaclemys terrapin (SCHOEPFF 1793), Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin centrata (LATREILLE 1801), Carolina Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin macrospilota (HAY 1904), Ornate Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin rhizophorarum FOWLER 1906, Mangrove Diamondback Terrapin

Malaclemys terrapin tequesta SCHWATRZ 1955, Eastern Florida Diamondback Terrapin

Pseudemys concinna (LECONTE 1830), River Cooter

Pseudemys nelsoni CARR 1938, Florida Redbelly Cooter

Pseudemys peninsularis CARR 1938, Peninsula Cooter

Pseudemys suwanniensis CARR 1937, Suwannee Cooter

Sternotherus minor (AGASSIZ 1857), Loggerhead Musk Turtle

Sternotherus minor minor (AGASSIZ 1857), Loggerhead Musk Turtle

Sternotherus minor peltifer SMITH & GLASS 1947, Stripeneck Musk Turtle

Sternotherus odoratus (LATREILLE 1801), Eastern Musk Turtle

Terrapene carolina (LINNAEUS 1758), Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina bauri TAYLOR 1894, Florida Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina carolina (LINNAEUS 1758), Eastern Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina major (AGASSIZ 1857), Gulf Coast Box Turtle

Terrapene carolina triunguis (AGASSIZ 1857), Three-toed Box Turtle

Trachemys scripta (SCHOEPFF 1792), Pond slider

Trachemys scripta elegans (WIED-NEUWIED 1838), Red-eared Slider; [NON-NATIVE]

Trachemys scripta scripta (SCHOEPFF 1792), Yellowbelly Slider

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