This site will look much better in a browser that supports web standards, but it is accessible to any browser or Internet device.


Crawford County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Crawford County has a total of 270 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 56 species and 86 localities. There are a total of 67 collectors and 97 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 124 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1892 and its most recent collection year is 2014. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 8 and November 4, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Crawford County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Crawford 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 8 8 13 8 8 1949 2008
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 3 3 4 3 3 1955 2003
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 1 1 1 1 1
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 7 11 9 6 8 1933 2003
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 3 3 6 3 3 1992 2013
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 5 5 5 5 5 1903 2010
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 2 2 2 1 2 1971 1971
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 2 5 2 2 1965 2008
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 7 10 8 6 10 1898 1965
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 1 2 2 1990 1990
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 4 6 5 4 4 1898 2004
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 1937 1937
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender 3 10 2 4 4 1975 1987
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 8 10 12 7 9 1892 2008
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 8 9 8 7 9 1930 1966
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 3 6 6 5 5 1930 2013
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 3 4 5 4 4 1930 2008
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 2 2 6 2 2 2004 2008
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 2 2 1 2 2 1995 1995
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 2 2 2 2 1902 1902
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 3 5 7 4 4 1902 2009
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 4 7 7 4 5 1897 2008
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 4 4 3 4 4 1965 1971
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 6 9 9 7 8 1937 1988
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 4 5 7 5 5 1906 2008
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 3 1 1 1949 1949
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 4 1 1 2006 2006
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 4 9 4 7 7 1899 1965
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 3 10 2 3 3 1987 1988
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 3 4 4 4 4 1898 2003
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 3 3 3 2 3 1965 2002
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 4 4 3 4 4 1934 2003
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 8 10 6 6 7 1902 2001
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1933 1933
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 11 21 17 13 17 1899 2013
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 2 5 2 2 3 1988 1988
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 3 4 2 2 2003 2013
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 9 16 11 8 14 1902 2013
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 8 10 11 8 9 1900 2008
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1983 2014
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 4 3 3 3 1898 2007
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 2 2 2 2 1902 1902
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1965 1965
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 5 9 10 7 7 1902 2008
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 2 3 3 3 3 1898 2003
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 6 3 5 6 1898 1965
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 3 3 6 3 3 2004 2008
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 3 4 3 3 3 1896 1977

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Crawford 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 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Meramec
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
4 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Bourbeuse
6 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Meramec River Hills
9 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Adjacent county, same watershed Meramec

Checklist

All MOHAP publications are released in portable document format (PDF), an ISO standard. You must download and install a reader (click icon below) to view these documents. A state checklist, including all counties, is available on the publications page.