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Clay County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Clay 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 Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Independence-Sugar
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
2 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
3 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
3 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
3 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
4 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
5 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
5 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
6 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
9 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
10 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains