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Bates County, Missouri


Collection Summary

Bates County has a total of 202 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 41 species and 50 localities. There are a total of 18 collectors and 35 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 37 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1943 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 8 and September 6, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Bates County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Bates 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 2 2 2 2 1966 1995
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 11 1 4 4 1943 1962
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 2 1 1 1 1963 1963
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 2 1 1 1 1950 1950
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 2 4 2 2 2 1955 1958
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 12 3 4 4 1973 2003
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 4 1 3 3 1943 1958
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 2 4 1 2 2 1958 1958
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2003
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 2 1 1 1 1943 1943
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 2008 2008
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 1 2 2 1950 1958
Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 2 1 1 1991 1991
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 2 3 2 2 1988 1991
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 2 2 2 2 2 1966 1982
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 4 4 2 3 3 1988 2008
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 2 1 1 1 2003 2003
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1945 1945
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 2 3 3 1958 2007
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1962 2007
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 4 1 2 2 1943 1958
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2003
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 94 1 1 1
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1988 1988
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 4 10 3 6 6 1958 1977
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 4 4 2 4 4 1976 2008
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 5 5 3 5 5 1955 1976
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 3 3 4 3 3 1990 2003
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 2 2 3 2 2 2016 2019