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Cooper County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Cooper 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 Anaxyrus americanus American Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
4 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
4 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
6 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Prairie Ozark Border
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 20 miles Lamine
8 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
8 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 30 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
9 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
9 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
10 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Rolling Loess Prairies
10 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Wooded Osage Plains
10 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills