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Jasper County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

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

Natural Divisions Locality Map

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

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

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

Major Watersheds Locality Map

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

Major Rivers Locality Map

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

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

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

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

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

Historical Vegetation Map

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

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Jasper County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Jasper 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

Jasper County has a total of 235 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 56 species and 95 localities. There are a total of 49 collectors and 90 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 102 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1899 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 2 and November 1, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Jasper County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Jasper 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 4 6 3 4 4 1955 2012
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 2018 2018
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2020
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 5 7 7 7 7 1899 2013
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 2 2 2 2 1964 2015
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 1 1 1 1975 1975
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1935 1935
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 4 3 3 3 1931 2012
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1964 2015
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 7 5 5 6 1899 2019
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 4 3 4 4 1906 2013
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 6 28 4 6 7 1904 1964
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 1 1 1 1 1
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 3 14 3 3 4 1927 1983
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 2 3 3 3 3 1906 2015
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 2 3 3 3 3 1906 1958
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 2 2 1 1 1 2000 2000
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 4 13 5 4 4 1899 1992
Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle 1 1 1 1 1
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 3 3 3 3 1899 1974
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 2 2 2 2 1906 1906
Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog 3 3 3 3 3 1962 1964
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2019 2019
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 5 4 4 4 1931 2012
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 2 2 2 2 2 1934 1934
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 3 5 3 3 1899 2012
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 2 3 2 2 2 1906 1906
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 5 5 5 5 5 1961 2015
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 2 3 3 3 3 1899 1935
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 4 4 4 4 1906 1997
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 4 3 3 3 1906 2000
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 2 2 2 2 1899 1899
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 4 4 3 4 4 1982 2018
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 7 8 7 6 7 1899 2002
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 5 3 3 3 1958 2018
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 2 2 3 2 2 1964 2003
Podarcis siculus 1 Italian Wall Lizard 3 5 3 3 3 2013 2019
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 2 4 2 2 1992 2012
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 3 6 4 3 4 1964 2000
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 3 3 3 3 3 2015 2019
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 3 2 2 3 1906 1906
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 11 2 4 4 1932 2013
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1964 2004
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 3 3 2 2 2 2020 2020
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 9 12 9 9 9 1930 2018
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 9 13 7 8 9 1899 2018
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 2 1 1 1979 1979
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 3 3 3 3 1899 2019
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 4 2 2 1992 2015

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Jasper 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 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Hemidactylus turcicus 1 Mediterranean Gecko Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
9 Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands

Checklist

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Notes

1 This species is not native to Missouri. Thus far, non-native reptiles in Missouri have only been found in urban areas and do not appear to constitute a threat to our native herpetofauna. This is not the case everywhere and non-native species that become invasive are considered by many biologists to be a major threat, second only to habitat loss, to our native species. Care should be taken to prevent the spread of this and all non-native species. Furthermore, it is illegal to release non-native species into the environment.