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Dunklin County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Dunklin County has a total of 523 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 54 species and 94 localities. There are a total of 35 collectors and 98 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 110 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1900 and its most recent collection year is 2015. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 4 and December 4, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Dunklin County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Dunklin 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 11 2 1 2
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 3 4 3 3 3 1904 1959
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1956 1956
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 2 8 3 3 4 1905 1957
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 3 8 3 4 4 1962 1964
Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma 6 7 1 7 7 1956 1977
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 4 4 3 4 4 1904 1958
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 16 136 8 12 13 1938 2008
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 4 4 2 3 3 1961 1962
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 2 5 1 3 3 1962 1962
Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake 2 2 1 1 1
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 4 2 4 4 1931 1957
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle 6 11 6 7 8 1904 1962
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 6 2 5 5 1957 1962
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 1900 1900
Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1957 1957
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2009 2009
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 3 3 1 2 2 1962 1962
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 4 9 5 3 3 1938 2008
Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle 3 4 4 3 3 1947 1962
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1932 1936
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 4 5 3 3 2007 2015
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 2 1 1 1995 1995
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 4 2 3 3 1904 1904
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 1 1 1
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 7 13 2 6 6 1904 1962
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Watersnake 3 10 4 5 6 1904 1961
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 14 19 11 14 15 1907 2007
Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake 8 12 6 8 8 1904 1962
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 8 21 7 12 12 1904 1970
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 4 6 4 4 1904 1947
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 3 2 2 2 1935 1962
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 5 7 5 7 7 1936 1995
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 4 6 4 4 1905 1947
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 3 3 2 3 3 1962 1962
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog 4 25 3 6 6 1961 1995
Pseudacris illinoensis Illinois Chorus Frog 4 61 3 4 5 1959 1965
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 11 17 3 9 9 1920 1962
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 2 2 2 2 1936 1936
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot 1 16 1 1 1 1961 1961
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 1 2 1 1 1 1962 1962
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 3 2 3 3 1904 1905
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 1 1 1 1 1 1957 1957
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 6 9 4 5 5 1909 1962
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 2 3 3 2 2 1939 1995
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 3 4 3 3 3 1935 1962
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 9 35 6 5 7 1920 1961
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Dunklin 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 Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
6 Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
6 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Little River Ditches
6 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
6 Pseudacris fouquettei Cajun Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Bluff Hills
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
8 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
8 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains

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