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Cole County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Cole 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 opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Osage
2 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Osage
2 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Prairie Ozark Border
3 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Ozark Highlands
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
5 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Ozark Highlands
6 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Osage
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
6 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
8 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
9 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills