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Miller County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Miller County has a total of 426 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 53 species and 109 localities. There are a total of 51 collectors and 90 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 104 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1895 and its most recent collection year is 2014. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 14 and December 29, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Miller County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Miller 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 10 14 7 7 7 1942 2006
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 5 7 4 4 1975 2014
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 7 47 5 8 8 1939 1975
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 3 3 3 3 3 1938 1972
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 2 8 2 2 1940 1997
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 5 7 5 5 5 1970 2006
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 5 8 6 6 6 1969 2010
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 4 2 2 1968 2010
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 2 2 5 2 2 1991 2006
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 6 12 5 6 6 1942 1974
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 4 5 7 5 5 1966 2010
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 9 44 11 9 9 1948 1997
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 2 8 3 3 3 1962 1977
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 4 8 6 5 5 1962 2010
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 4 4 4 4 4 1962 1972
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 6 14 5 6 6 1936 1983
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1953 1953
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 4 1 1 2006 2006
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 6 6 7 6 6 1970 2006
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 4 2 2 1963 2010
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 6 9 7 6 6 1941 2006
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 4 11 7 4 4 1942 2006
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 3 10 5 3 3 1962 2006
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 7 14 5 6 6 1938 1982
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 3 4 3 3 3 1941 1979
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 10 48 6 9 9 1939 2002
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 1 3 1 1 2009 2009
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 2 2 2 2 2 1974 1974
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 3 3 2 2 2 1971 1971
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 4 2 2 1973 2012
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 4 4 4 4 4 1962 1976
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 7 9 5 7 8 1968 1977
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1948 1970
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 9 32 13 10 10 1962 2011
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 2 3 2 2 2 1962 1966
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 3 4 2 1 2 1968 1968
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 10 10 11 9 10 1969 2014
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 7 13 6 8 8 1969 1982
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 6 9 8 7 8 1895 2006
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 1 1 4 1 1 2006 2006
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 2 3 2 3 3 1965 1973
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 9 16 9 10 11 1934 2012
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1962 2002
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 4 4 4 4 4 1965 1982
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 2 3 2 2 2 1974 1976
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 4 4 4 3 4 1969 1976

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Miller 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 opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 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 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 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 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Lake of the Ozarks
4 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Lake of the Ozarks
4 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
8 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 30 miles Lake of the Ozarks

Checklist

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