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Macon County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Macon 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 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 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 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles North Fork Salt
4 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles South Fork Salt
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
10 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Claypan Prairie
11 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Central Irregular Plains
11 Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Central Irregular Plains