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Carroll County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Carroll County has a total of 51 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 29 species and 30 localities. There are a total of 16 collectors and 23 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 23 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1944 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 24 and October 29, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Carroll County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Carroll 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 1 3 1 1 1 1944 1944
Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad 2 2 2 2 2 1977 2015
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 1 2 2 1992 1992
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 3 3 1 2 2 1992 1992
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 2 1 1 1 1944 1944
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 2 1 2 2 1961 1961
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 1 4 1 1 1 1944 1944
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 2 2 1 1 1
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1944 1944
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 3 1 1 1 1944 1944
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 1957 1957
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 2 2 2 2 2 1950 2016
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 4 1 1 2005 2005
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 3 3 3 3 3 1992 2015
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1961 1983
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 4 1 1 2005 2005
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1991 2015
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2016
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 1 1 1

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Carroll 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 texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Anaxyrus americanus American Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Anaxyrus americanus American Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
2 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 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 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Grand
2 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 30 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
8 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
10 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

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