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Douglas County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

Landmark locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Landmark locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Interstate HighwayRailroadUS Army Corps of Engineers
US HighwayDepartment of ConservationUS Fish and Wildlife Service
State HighwayDepartment of Natural ResourcesNational Park Service
County HighwayUS Forest ServiceUS Department of Defense

Locator Map

Locator map for Douglas County, Missouri
Locator map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural divisions and sections locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Natural Divisions locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

Ecological drainage unit locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Major Watersheds locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Rivers Locality Map

Major rivers locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Major Rivers locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

Presettlement prairie locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Presettlement Prairie locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Vegetation Map

Historical vegetation map for Douglas County, Missouri
Historical Vegetation map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Douglas County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

AlluviumSandstoneDolomiteLimestone
ClaySandstone / LimestoneDolomite / LimestoneLimestone / Sandstone
IgneousSandstone / DolomiteDolomite / ShaleLimestone / Shale
Limestone / Sandstone / Shale

Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Douglas County has a total of 125 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 49 species and 73 localities. There are a total of 36 collectors and 58 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 62 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1928 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 10 and December 28, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Douglas County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Douglas 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 2 2 4 2 2 2003 2014
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 4 3 4 4 1973 2019
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 1 2 2 1 1 1998 1998
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 2 1 1 1 2004 2004
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 3 1 1 2003 2003
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 1 1 1 1974 1974
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 3 1 1 2008 2008
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 5 3 3 2002 2008
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 3 2 2 1975 2005
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 2 2 4 2 2 1978 2003
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender 2 2 2 2 2 1948 1969
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 3 4 3 3 1972 2007
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 3 8 3 3 3 1928 1960
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 2 2 1 1 1 1928 1928
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 3 1 1 2008 2008
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 3 17 4 12 12 1953 2016
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 1 2 1 1 1 1983 1983
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2005 2005
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 3 1 1 2003 2003
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 2 1 1 2007 2007
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 2 2 2 2 2 2000 2014
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 2 3 2 2 2 1976 1976
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 3 4 3 3 1972 2008
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 1 1 1 1985 1985
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1993 2016
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 2 4 2 2 1972 2008
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 2 3 2 2 1978 1993
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 1 1 2 1 1 1978 1978
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1972 1978
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 3 2 2 2 1972 1983
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 4 6 5 4 4 1928 2007
Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander 4 6 3 2 3 1995 2007
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 1 1 3 1 1 2003 2003
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 2 2 2 1976 1993
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 1 1 1 2016 2016
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 3 1 1 1 1972 1972
Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 2 2 3 2 2 2008 2008
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1972 1983
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1972 2002
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 5 6 4 4 5 1983 2008
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 2 2 1 2 2 1993 1993
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 5 5 4 3 3 2005 2016
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 2 1 1 1 1976 1976

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Douglas 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 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles North Fork White
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
3 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Ozark Highlands
3 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Ozark Highlands
3 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Ozark Highlands
3 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Ozark Highlands
4 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
6 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 20 miles Bull Shoals Lake
6 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fork White
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fork White
6 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Bull Shoals Lake
6 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fork White
6 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Bull Shoals Lake
6 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fork White
6 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
7 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
8 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
10 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Springfield Plateau
11 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

Checklist

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