TURTLE, WESTERN CHICKEN
Summary information for TURTLE, WESTERN CHICKEN
Common Name TURTLE, WESTERN CHICKEN
Scientific Name DEIROCHELYS RETICULARIA MIARIA
Status NONGAME, STATE ENDANGERED, STATE RANK S1, GLOBAL RANK G5T5
Primary Habitat Association "Wetland - swamp"
Preferred Habitat "Occur near cypress-bordered ponds, swamps, sloughs, or streams. Require downed logs. Prefer areas with emergent vegetation. Cypress bordered ponds and permanent wetlands are important."
Distribution "Restricted to bootheel area of Missouri *01*."
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BUTLER, DUNKLIN, NEW MADRID, RIPLEY, STODDARD, WAYNE

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