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Livingston County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Livingston County has a total of 122 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 32 species and 40 localities. There are a total of 14 collectors and 30 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 30 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1933 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 30 and October 29, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Livingston County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Livingston 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 2 2 2 2 2 1940 2013
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 1941 1941
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1977 1977
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 2 1 1 1991 1991
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 6 6 6 5 5 1933 2010
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 1940 2013
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 1940 1940
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2005
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 2010 2010
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 3 3 3 3 3 2005 2016
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 3 36 1 2 2 1940 1962
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 3 32 2 3 3 1940 1962
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 3 2 2 2 1940 1940
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1961 1961
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 1 1 1 1994 1994
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 3 4 4 3 3 1940 2010
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 1949 1949
Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 2 6 2 2 2 1940 1940
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 4 4 2 4 4 1982 2017
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 1 1 1 1940 1940

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Livingston 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 texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
3 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Irregular Plains
4 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains

Checklist

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