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Greene County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Greene County has a total of 595 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 56 species and 279 localities. There are a total of 64 collectors and 285 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 298 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 2018. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 2 and November 29, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Greene County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Greene 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 3 8 4 3 3 1953 2008
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 7 7 6 7 7 1959 2018
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 2 2 3 2 2 2012 2017
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 14 16 8 14 14 1959 2018
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 6 18 4 6 6 1959 2013
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 8 16 6 8 8 1959 2016
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 16 16 7 16 16 2009 2018
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 7 10 6 9 9 1959 2017
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 7 8 5 8 8 1959 2015
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 8 20 6 8 8 1953 2018
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 4 8 7 4 4 1959 2013
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1933 2013
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 2 4 2 2 2 1967 1973
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 6 15 6 7 7 1961 2002
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 4 4 2 3 3 1999 2017
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 2 3 2 2 2 2005 2005
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 3 3 1 3 3 2000 2009
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 3 1 1 1 1974 1974
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 3 18 1 3 3 1987 1988
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 13 21 8 15 15 1959 2018
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 10 11 6 11 11 1958 2018
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 3 4 3 3 1966 2009
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 3 3 3 3 1930 2018
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 2 2 2 2 2 1966 1966
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 2 2 2 2 2 2002 2017
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 6 7 4 6 6 1998 2018
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 16 82 12 16 17 1930 2018
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 2 1 2 2 2004 2018
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 8 8 6 7 7 2002 2018
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 6 6 5 6 6 1961 2015
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 27 37 11 27 27 1957 2018
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 14 18 9 15 15 1959 2018
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 3 3 3 3 3 1959 1972
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 8 19 5 10 10 1951 2018
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 3 3 5 3 3 1959 2008
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 4 8 9 4 4 1950 2013
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 4 4 3 4 4 2004 2018
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 3 11 4 4 4 1966 2005
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 3 3 3 3 3 2015 2017
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 4 3 3 3 1959 1993
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 4 8 3 4 4 1960 2010
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1999 1999
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 6 7 4 6 6 1972 2018
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 4 4 3 4 4 1969 2010
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 5 29 6 7 7 1959 2013
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 29 31 10 29 29 1965 2018
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 17 17 6 16 16 1932 2018
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 9 10 7 8 8 1929 2018
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 30 33 11 32 32 1960 2018
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 11 11 6 10 10 2002 2018
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Greene 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 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 5 miles Sac
2 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles James
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Sac
4 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles James
4 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau

Checklist

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