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Howell County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

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

Natural Divisions Locality Map

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

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

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

Major Watersheds Locality Map

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

Major Rivers Locality Map

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

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

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

Historical Vegetation Map

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

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Howell County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Howell 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

Howell County has a total of 188 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 52 species and 66 localities. There are a total of 49 collectors and 60 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 66 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1906 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 10 and November 13, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Howell County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Howell 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 4 2 3 3 1932 1939
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 2 3 2 2 2 1956 1956
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 2 3 4 2 2 1998 2006
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 3 1 1 2003 2003
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 3 2 1 1 1988 1988
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 1 1 1 1975 1975
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 5 2 2 2007 2008
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 3 2 3 1970 1970
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 4 4 4 4 4 2003 2007
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1976 2005
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2019 2019
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 2 2 2 1 2 2008 2008
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 2 3 3 3 3 1906 1980
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 15 1 1 1 1989 1989
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 8 1 1 1 1989 1989
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 1 2 2 2005 2005
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 4 3 3 3 1906 1975
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 2 2 2 2 1906 1906
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 2 1 2 2 1932 1932
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 3 1 1 2002 2002
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 3 1 1 2002 2002
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 64 1 3 3 1975 1976
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 3 3 3 3 1932 2007
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 1 1 1 1 1 1998 1998
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 3 4 5 4 4 1906 2007
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 4 5 3 4 5 1932 1998
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 2 2 3 2 2 2001 2005
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 3 4 3 2 2 1961 2005
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 3 2 2 2003 2003
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 5 2 3 3 1953 2002
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 1 1 1 1 1 1988 1988
Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 3 3 4 2 3 1938 1969
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1969 1969
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 3 2 2 2005 2005
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1932 2007
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 2 2 2 2 1906 1906
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 4 2 3 1952 1983
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 3 2 2 1983 2007

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Howell 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 Current
2 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 5 miles Eleven Point
2 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender Same watershed, within 5 miles North Fork White
2 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Current
2 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles North Fork White
2 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Current
2 Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
4 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
4 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fork White
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Current
6 Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
8 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Current River Hills
8 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Current River Hills
8 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
11 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands
11 Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

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