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Lewis County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Lewis County has a total of 78 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 39 species and 31 localities. There are a total of 14 collectors and 38 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 39 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1930 and its most recent collection year is 2013. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 25 and December 1, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Lewis County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Lewis 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 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1996 2008
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell 1 1 2 1 1 2011 2011
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 3 2 2 2 1996 1996
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2007 2007
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 2005 2013
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 2 2 2 2001 2013
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 2 2 2 2 2002 2013
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 1 2 1 1 1 1995 1995
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1940 1940
Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle 1 2 1 1 1 1956 1956
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 3 3 2 2 2 1998 2013
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 2 3 3 2 3 1995 1996
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 4 1 2 2 1996 1996
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 7 1 3 3 1996 1996
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1940 1940
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 4 6 3 5 5 1940 1996
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 1 1 1 1 1
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1940 2013
Pantherophis vulpinus Eastern Foxsnake 1 2 2 2 2 1998 1998
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1930 1930
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 2 1 1 1 1996 1996
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Sistrurus catenatus Eastern Massasauga 1 2 1 1 1
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1986 1996
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 2 3 2 2 2 2010 2010
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1996 1996
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 3 3 3 1986 2000
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 3 3 3 3 3 1978 2013
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Lewis 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 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
2 Clonophis kirtlandii Kirtland's Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
2 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
5 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
7 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
8 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
9 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills

Checklist

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