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Maries County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Maries County has a total of 133 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 52 species and 72 localities. There are a total of 44 collectors and 52 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 66 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1905 and its most recent collection year is 2015. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 21 and November 2, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Maries County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Maries 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 5 5 7 5 5 1909 1982
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 2 3 3 2 3 1982 2014
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 1 2 1 1 1990 1990
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 2 2 2 2 1967 1982
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 2 1 1 1 2000 2000
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1942 1942
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1906 2013
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 4 4 2 3 3 1958 2013
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1985 1985
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender 1 1 4 1 1 2007 2007
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 3 3 3 3 2000 2003
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 2 3 3 2 3 1962 1982
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 2 2 2 2 2 2015 2015
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 6 6 4 6 6 1932 2015
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 2 1 2 2 2000 2015
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 3 2 2 2 2000 2010
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1988 1988
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 2 3 3 2 3 1994 2001
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 3 1 1 2007 2007
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 4 1 1 2007 2007
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 5 7 4 4 4 1909 2000
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 10 9 5 9 1982 2014
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 4 4 4 4 4 2000 2013
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 3 2 2 2000 2001
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 1 1 2 1 1 2012 2012
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 3 3 2 2 2 1971 2000
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 5 7 5 5 5 1962 2009
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 2 2 2 2 1982 1982
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 1 1 1 1990 1990
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 9 3 3 3 1905 1982
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 3 3 3 3 3 1971 2000
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 2 2 1 2 2 2003 2014
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 4 4 5 4 4 1906 2013
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 7 7 6 6 7 1967 2015
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 3 3 3 1967 1982
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 2 2 2 1962 1982
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Maries 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 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Osage
4 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Gasconade
6 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Gasconade
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Gasconade
6 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
10 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Osage/Gasconade Hills

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