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Atchison County, Missouri


Maps

Landmark Map

Landmark locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Landmark locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Interstate HighwayRailroadUS Army Corps of Engineers
US HighwayDepartment of ConservationUS Fish and Wildlife Service
State HighwayDepartment of Natural ResourcesNational Park Service
County HighwayUS Forest ServiceUS Department of Defense

Locator Map

Locator map for Atchison County, Missouri
Locator map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural divisions and sections locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Natural Divisions locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

Ecological drainage unit locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Major Watersheds locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Rivers Locality Map

Major rivers locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Major Rivers locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

Presettlement prairie locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Presettlement Prairie locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Vegetation Map

Historical vegetation map for Atchison County, Missouri
Historical Vegetation map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Atchison County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

AlluviumSandstoneDolomiteLimestone
ClaySandstone / LimestoneDolomite / LimestoneLimestone / Sandstone
IgneousSandstone / DolomiteDolomite / ShaleLimestone / Shale
Limestone / Sandstone / Shale

Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Atchison County has a total of 62 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 29 species and 38 localities. There are a total of 14 collectors and 32 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 33 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 1 and October 8, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Atchison County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Atchison 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 2 3 1 2 2 1985 1986
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 1935 1935
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 2 3 1 2 2 1965 1965
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 2 2 2 2 1962 1992
Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1977 1977
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1978 1978
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 2 4 2 3 4 1969 1969
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 1 2 2 1986 1986
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 4 4 3 4 4 1986 2017
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 2 2 1 1 1 2014 2014
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1977 1986
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 3 5 4 3 3 1985 1991
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 3 4 3 3 1985 1991
Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard Frog 2 6 2 2 2 1985 1986
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1943 1943
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Pantherophis ramspotti Western Foxsnake 2 2 1 1 1
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1977 2016
Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink 3 3 2 3 3 1967 1977
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga 1 1 1 1 1
Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot 2 2 2 2 2 1942 1986
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 4 4 2 2 2 1977 2017

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Atchison 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 Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Heterodon nasicus Plains Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
3 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
4 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Tarkio-Wolf
4 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 10 miles Tarkio-Wolf
7 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
9 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
11 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Western Corn Belt Plains

Checklist

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