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Mississippi County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Mississippi 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 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francis Lowlands
4 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
4 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francis Lowlands
4 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francis Lowlands
4 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francis Lowlands
4 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
6 Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
7 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
8 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
8 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
8 Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
8 Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
9 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills