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See also: chicken-turtle
After the chicken-like flavor of its meat.
- Deirochelys reticularia, an uncommon freshwater turtle found in the southeast of the United States, similar in appearance to the eastern painted turtle (Chrysemys picta picta, but with an unusually long, striped neck, a yellow stripe on each of its legs and a net-like pattern on its carapace.
- eastern chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia reticularia)
- Florida chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia chrysea)
- western chicken turtle (Deirochelys reticularia miaria)