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Iron County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

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

Natural Divisions Locality Map

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

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

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

Major Watersheds Locality Map

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

Major Rivers Locality Map

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

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

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

Historical Vegetation Map

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

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Iron County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Iron 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

Iron County has a total of 258 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 48 species and 117 localities. There are a total of 73 collectors and 77 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 107 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1923 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 5 and November 13, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Iron County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Iron 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 7 12 9 6 6 1951 2020
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 4 5 3 3 1991 2020
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 2 2 4 2 2 2002 2020
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 6 8 10 7 7 1950 2020
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 2 2 2 1 2 1963 1963
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 2 1 1 1991 1991
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 4 4 7 4 4 1923 2009
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 2 3 3 1950 2009
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 2 1 1 2009 2009
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 8 10 9 6 8 1954 2009
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 8 10 9 6 7 1950 2020
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 13 34 26 11 23 1950 2020
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 8 10 9 7 10 1930 1976
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2009 2009
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 3 3 3 3 3 1972 2003
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 2 2 2 1 2 1963 1963
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 5 2 2 1981 1981
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 5 6 10 5 6 1933 2009
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 2 2 2 1981 2009
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 3 3 3 3 1941 1963
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1933 1933
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1933 1933
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 1 1 2 1 1 2015 2015
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 2 4 2 2 1933 1933
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 2 3 2 2 2001 2009
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 2 3 2 2 1979 2020
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 2 3 3 2 2 1999 2009
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2009 2009
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 4 4 6 4 4 1991 2020
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 9 11 10 9 10 1923 2009
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 7 22 10 10 14 1963 2009
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 14 29 14 23 26 1959 2020
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 3 2 2 1950 2009
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1950 1950
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 13 23 10 10 10 1923 2020
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 2 3 2 2 2 1971 2009
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 2 2 3 1 1
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 4 4 5 3 3 1962 2009
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 7 9 12 7 7 1940 2020
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 2 1 1 1
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 5 3 3 1933 2007
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 4 4 5 4 4 1974 2009

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Iron 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 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper St. Francis
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper Black
2 Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper St. Francis
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper St. Francis
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper Black
2 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
2 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
4 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Upper St. Francis
4 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Meramec River Hills
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper St. Francis
7 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Meramec River Hills
8 Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender Same watershed, within 30 miles Meramec
8 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Big
8 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Meramec
8 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Black
9 Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Pseudacris fouquettei Cajun Chorus Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Adjacent county, same watershed Upper Black
10 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Adjacent county, same watershed Meramec

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