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Grundy County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Grundy County has a total of 83 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 27 species and 40 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 1941 and its most recent collection year is 2011. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 2 and October 1, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Grundy County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Grundy 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 3 2 2 1964 2006
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1963 1964
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 3 3 6 3 3 1964 2010
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1982 2010
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 3 3 4 3 3 1982 2011
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 4 2 3 3 1963 1982
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 5 6 3 3 3 1964 2006
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 3 2 2 2 1982 2005
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 4 1 3 3 1963 1964
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 2 2 3 2 2 1982 2006
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 3 3 1 3 3 1963 1964
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 2 1 1 1964 1964
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 2 2 2 2 1964 1964
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 2 4 2 2 1941 1964
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 4 4 4 4 1963 2010
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 2 2 1 2 2 1964 1964
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 5 5 5 5 1964 2006
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 9 9 5 6 6 1964 2010
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 6 3 5 5 1964 1964
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 3 3 1 3 3 1964 1964
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 6 8 5 8 8 1961 2009
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 2 2 1 1 1

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Grundy 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 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 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 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
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 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga 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
6 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
9 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Irregular Plains
10 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

Checklist

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