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Adair County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Adair County has a total of 76 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 34 species and 59 localities. There are a total of 41 collectors and 60 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 62 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1900 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 3 and October 16, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Adair County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Adair County by species. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a species or common name to view more information about that species. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Species Common Name Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Acris blanchardi Blanchard's Cricket Frog 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 2 3 1 1 1 1961 1961
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 5 7 6 6 6 1900 1963
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 2 3 3 2005 2011
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1986 2013
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 5 5 5 5 1959 2010
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 2 2 2 2 1959 1965
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1992 2012
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2012 2012
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 4 4 3 4 4 1960 2009
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 5 5 5 5 5 1954 2011
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1964 2010
Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog 2 2 4 2 2 2001 2002
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 2 1 1 1941 1941
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 3 3 2 2 1955 1969
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 4 3 3 1939 1961
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1963 1963
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 5 2 2 2002 2007
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 1 1 1 2008 2008
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2012 2012
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 2005 2013
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 4 4 2 4 4 2008 2015
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 3 3 3 1971 2012
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 2 2 1 2 2 2005 2006
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1992 2005

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Adair County. Species are listed in descending order of their likelihood of occurrence within the county. Click on a species or common name to view more information about that species. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Likelihood Species Common Name Rationale Ecoregion / Watershed
2 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains

Checklist

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