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Laclede County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Laclede County has a total of 195 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 53 species and 92 localities. There are a total of 58 collectors and 81 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 90 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1931 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 18 and November 1, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Laclede County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Laclede 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 31 9 7 7 1961 1999
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 3 4 7 4 4 1941 2003
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 3 3 4 3 3 1980 2016
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 3 3 4 3 3 1993 2000
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 2 1 1 1 1991 1991
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 2 1 1 2000 2000
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 1 1 2 1 1 2005 2005
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 1 1 1 1931 1931
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 2 2 2 2 2 2000 2000
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 5 3 3 1992 2015
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 3 2 2 2000 2002
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 2 2 2 2 1941 1964
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender 2 3 2 2 2 1956 2002
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 3 3 3 3 1954 1999
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 1 5 1 1 1 1961 1961
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 2 2 3 2 2 1961 1992
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 4 10 6 6 6 1940 1961
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 7 8 9 6 6 1972 2016
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 2 2 3 2 2 1990 2002
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1962 1964
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 4 1 1 1 1988 1988
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 2 2 2 2 2 1987 1988
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 4 4 4 3 4 2002 2006
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 5 6 8 6 6 1939 2008
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 3 1 1 2000 2000
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 2 1 1 1999 1999
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 2 2 3 2 2 1999 2005
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 2 1 1 1
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 3 6 3 3 1972 2002
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 5 7 4 5 5 1961 2009
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 4 4 2 3 3 2002 2004
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 6 6 8 6 6 1999 2012
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 3 4 3 3 3 2000 2003
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 4 3 3 3 1983 2000
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 2001 2003
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 2 3 2 2 2 1961 1969
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 3 1 1 2000 2000
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 1 1 1 1978 1978
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 2 3 2 2 2 1964 1982
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 3 3 3 3 3 1990 2000
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 3 3 3 2 3 2010 2012
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 3 2 2 2001 2008
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 2 1 1 2000 2000
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 2 1 1 1 1939 1939
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 12 15 13 10 10 1933 2006
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1939 1939
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 3 4 4 3 3 1962 1999
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 2 3 2 2 2000 2000
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 4 4 3 4 4 1983 2006
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1990 2016

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Laclede 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 Upper Gasconade
2 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 5 miles Niangua
2 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Niangua
2 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Niangua
2 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
6 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Lake of the Ozarks
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
9 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Adjacent county, same watershed Lake of the Ozarks

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