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Holt County, Missouri


Maps

Landmark Map

Landmark locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Landmark locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Interstate HighwayRailroadUS Army Corps of Engineers
US HighwayDepartment of ConservationUS Fish and Wildlife Service
State HighwayDepartment of Natural ResourcesNational Park Service
County HighwayUS Forest ServiceUS Department of Defense

Locator Map

Locator map for Holt County, Missouri
Locator map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural divisions and sections locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Natural Divisions locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

Ecological drainage unit locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Major Watersheds locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Rivers Locality Map

Major rivers locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Major Rivers locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

Presettlement prairie locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Presettlement Prairie locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Vegetation Map

Historical vegetation map for Holt County, Missouri
Historical Vegetation map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Holt County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

AlluviumSandstoneDolomiteLimestone
ClaySandstone / LimestoneDolomite / LimestoneLimestone / Sandstone
IgneousSandstone / DolomiteDolomite / ShaleLimestone / Shale
Limestone / Sandstone / Shale

Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Holt County has a total of 548 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 42 species and 164 localities. There are a total of 34 collectors and 130 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 145 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1939 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 1 and October 31, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Holt County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Holt 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 2 1 1 2006 2006
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 6 3 3 4 1956 1959
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 13 31 3 9 9 1966 1980
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 8 24 6 7 7 1942 1993
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1969 1969
Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad 12 19 4 7 7 1965 1976
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 10 17 4 9 9 1957 1983
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 2 40 2 2 2 1968 1968
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 9 9 5 8 8 1967 2020
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 10 15 7 10 10 1966 2018
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 14 19 5 16 16 1939 2018
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 9 13 3 9 10 1959 1974
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 4 8 3 4 4 1959 2017
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 1984 2000
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 2 3 2 2 2 1959 1959
Heterodon nasicus Plains Hog-nosed Snake 3 5 2 3 3 1942 1969
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 4 6 1 4 4 1969 1976
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 6 6 5 6 6 1959 2019
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 2 2 1 2 1965 1965
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 10 11 5 10 10 1941 2019
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 5 7 3 5 5 1953 2019
Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard Frog 1 3 1 1 1 1970 1970
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 10 31 8 24 25 1939 2020
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 3 1 2 2 2017 2019
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 5 6 4 5 5 1953 2019
Pantherophis ramspotti Western Foxsnake 7 14 5 7 8 1953 1980
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 6 6 3 4 4 1965 1994
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 3 3 3 3 1959 1970
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 4 11 2 3 4 1970 1976
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 10 20 6 15 17 1939 2020
Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga 17 90 16 39 43 1939 2019
Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot 5 10 1 4 4 1969 1980
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 5 5 2 5 5 2006 2018
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 5 17 4 16 17 1969 2018
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 14 26 7 19 19 1953 2020
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 12 52 10 28 29 1966 2020
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Holt 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
4 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Loess Hills
6 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
10 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Rolling Loess Prairies

Checklist

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