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Cooper County, Missouri


Collection Summary

Cooper County has a total of 111 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 42 species and 48 localities. There are a total of 27 collectors and 43 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 46 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1929 and its most recent collection year is 2013. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 20 and November 9, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Cooper County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Cooper 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 16 1 1 1
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad 1 2 1 1 1 1976 1976
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 3 1 1 1997 1997
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 1 2 2 1990 1990
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 4 6 5 4 5 1966 2008
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 2 2 2 1968 1996
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 4 2 2 2 1952 1998
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 3 4 2 2 2 1946 1946
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 2000 2000
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 1 2 2 1966 1981
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 4 7 5 3 3 1929 2000
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 3 4 2 2 1929 1956
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 3 1 1 1997 1997
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 2 2 1 1 1
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 2 2 1 2 2 1967 1982
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 1 1 1 1 1
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 3 4 3 3 1929 1968
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 2 1 1 1 2011 2011
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 1 2 3 1 1 1997 1997
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1991 2013
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 11 3 3 3 1952 1968
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 1 1 1
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 2 2 2 2 2 1968 2008
Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot 3 4 1 2 2 1975 1975
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 1 2 2 1999 2013
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 3 3 4 3 3 1965 1982
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2005
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 1 1 1