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Iron County, Missouri


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 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper St. Francis
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper Black
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 Black
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper St. Francis
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
5 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Ozark Highlands
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 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Meramec River Hills
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 Upper Black
8 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Meramec
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 Meramec
10 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Adjacent county, same watershed Upper Black