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


Gentry County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Gentry County has a total of 65 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 31 species and 41 localities. There are a total of 15 collectors and 40 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 42 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1961 and its most recent collection year is 2010. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 7 and November 9, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Gentry County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Gentry 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 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 3 3 2 2 3 2000 2000
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 2 3 1 3 3 2001 2001
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 1 3 1 1 1992 1992
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 3 1 1 1992 1992
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 2 5 2 2 1993 2009
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1972 2001
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1997 2000
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 4 4 2 4 4 2000 2003
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1983 2000
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 4 4 1 4 4 2001 2007
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 3 1 1 1992 1992
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1997 2001
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 1 2 2 1 1 2000 2000
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1996 2000
Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1997 2004
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 15 3 4 4 2001 2007
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1996 2010
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Gentry 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 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

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.