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Andrew County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Andrew County has a total of 46 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 28 species and 30 localities. There are a total of 9 collectors and 18 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 18 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1935 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 8 and October 29, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Andrew County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Andrew 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 1 1 1 1991 1991
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 2 1 2 2 1967 1967
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 2 2 1 2 2 1966 1967
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 1 3 1 1 1 1959 1959
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1935 1959
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1959 2017
Pantherophis ramspotti Western Foxsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1961 1961
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1959 1959
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga 1 2 1 1 1
Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot 4 5 1 3 3 1966 1967
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 4 4 4 3 3 1972 2017
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1953 1967
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2017
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Andrew 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 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Independence-Sugar
2 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 5 miles Independence-Sugar
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Tarkio-Wolf
4 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
5 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
6 Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Independence-Sugar
6 Heterodon nasicus Plains Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
9 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
9 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains

Checklist

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