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Cedar County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

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

Natural Divisions Locality Map

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

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

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

Major Watersheds Locality Map

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

Major Rivers Locality Map

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

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

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

Historical Vegetation Map

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

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Cedar County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Cedar 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

Cedar County has a total of 99 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 38 species and 60 localities. There are a total of 20 collectors and 32 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 35 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 2018. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 4 and October 14, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Cedar County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Cedar 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 3 3 6 3 3 1989 2003
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 3 3 6 3 3 1988 2002
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 4 6 2 2 1962 1998
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 2 1 1 1 1966 1966
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1990 1990
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 6 2 2 1990 2007
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 5 5 7 5 5 1962 2018
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 5 3 3 1982 2012
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 2 2 5 2 2 1990 2007
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 4 3 3 3 1982 2002
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 5 1 1 1998 1998
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1990 1990
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 3 3 4 3 3 1990 2012
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 2 1 1 2000 2000
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 2 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 3 2 2 2 1982 2003
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 6 6 5 5 5 1944 2017
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1944 1944
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 2 3 3 1990 2018
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 6 2 2 1982 1998
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 2 3 1 1 2007 2007
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 2 1 1 1 2003 2003
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 2 1 1 1 2017 2017
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 3 4 3 3 1982 2007
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 5 1 1 1998 1998
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1990 1990
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 11 12 9 10 11 1955 2018
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 7 8 12 7 7 1955 2017
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 2 1 2 2 2012 2017
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 4 5 3 4 4 2002 2018

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Cedar 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 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Sac
2 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
2 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 10 miles Sac
4 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Sac
4 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Cherokee Plains
4 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Cherokee Plains
4 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
6 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
6 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
6 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
10 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Cherokee Plains
10 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Springfield Plateau

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