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Bollinger County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Bollinger County has a total of 252 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 53 species and 65 localities. There are a total of 71 collectors and 117 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 126 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1909 and its most recent collection year is 2012. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 1 and October 31, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Bollinger County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Bollinger 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 10 28 12 11 11 1929 1996
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 5 5 4 5 5 1962 1999
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 4 6 6 5 5 1935 2012
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 2 8 4 6 6 1965 1980
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 2 7 4 4 5 1974 1995
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander 2 3 3 3 3 1968 1974
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 3 7 3 5 5 1962 1974
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 3 3 3 3 3 1967 1987
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 2 9 7 6 7 1965 1995
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1965 1971
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 4 3 3 1996 2009
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle 3 6 6 5 5 1966 2012
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 6 6 5 5 1936 1999
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1972 1972
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 1 1 2 1 1 1999 1999
Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake 3 4 3 4 4 1935 1987
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 2 1 1 1 1967 1967
Heterodon gloydi Dusty Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 4 5 5 5 5 1937 1967
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 10 3 3 3 1909 1988
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 2 4 3 2 2 1995 1995
Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle 2 3 2 2 2 1981 2010
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 5 5 5 5 5 1949 2009
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 1950 1950
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 5 4 4 4 1909 1989
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 3 3 4 3 3 1931 1981
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 4 8 7 8 8 1963 2005
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2002 2002
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 7 10 11 10 10 1931 2009
Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake 3 3 1 2 2 1979 1979
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 7 13 9 11 11 1936 1995
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 3 4 6 3 3 1981 1997
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1972 2005
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 7 4 6 6 1935 1968
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 2 2 3 2 2 1950 1999
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 8 19 7 6 8 1950 1972
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 3 3 4 3 3 1967 1995
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog 1 2 1 1 1 1967 1967
Pseudacris illinoensis Illinois Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot 1 1 1 1 1 1970 1970
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 3 3 3 3 1935 1956
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 2 6 5 6 6 1961 1986
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1966 2009
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 3 3 3 3 1967 1980
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 2 1 1 1 1971 1971
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 4 4 4 4 4 1946 2005
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 4 5 12 4 5 1961 2008
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 5 1 1 2008 2008
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 4 4 4 4 4 1965 1989
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 2 3 2 2 2 1965 1971

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Bollinger 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 Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma Same watershed, within 5 miles Whitewater
2 Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Saint Francis
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Whitewater
2 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Bluff Hills
2 Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Saint Francis
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Whitewater
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Whitewater
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Bluff Hills
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Bluff Hills
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Whitewater
4 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Bluff Hills
4 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Bluff Hills
4 Pseudacris fouquettei Cajun Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Bluff Hills
6 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
6 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Bluff Hills
6 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
8 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
8 Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains

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