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Henry County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Henry County has a total of 105 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 41 species and 65 localities. There are a total of 36 collectors and 46 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 54 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1938 and its most recent collection year is 2015. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 8 and November 28, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Henry County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Henry 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 3 3 3 3 1989 2000
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 2 7 1 2 2 1938 1938
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 6 1 2 2 1938 1938
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 1987 1991
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 3 3 2 2 3 1972 1976
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 2 2 1 1 1
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 4 6 5 4 5 1991 2007
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 2 2 2 1 2 1972 1972
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 3 3 4 3 3 1959 2007
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 5 5 4 3 3 1973 1993
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 2 3 2 2 1991 2007
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 2 1 1 1 2008 2008
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 3 2 2 2 1938 2008
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 2 8 3 3 4 1938 1941
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 5 2 2 2 1967 1982
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 1 1 1 1 2008 2008
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 4 4 11 4 4 1962 2007
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1982 1991
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1995 1995
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2008
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 3 3 3 3 1959 1991
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1991 1991
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 4 4 4 4 4 1992 2008
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2014
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 2 2 8 2 2 1983 2007
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 2 2 2 1982 2004
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 4 5 5 3 4 1983 2014
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 2 2 1 1 1 1991 1991

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Henry 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 contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 10 miles Harry S Truman
4 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
4 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Harry S Truman
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains

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