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New Madrid County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

Landmark locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Landmark locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

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Locator Map

Locator map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Locator map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural divisions and sections locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Natural Divisions locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

Ecological drainage unit locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Major Watersheds locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Rivers Locality Map

Major rivers locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Major Rivers locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Level I Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Level II Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Level III Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

Presettlement prairie locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Presettlement Prairie locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Vegetation Map

Historical vegetation map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Historical Vegetation map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Geology locality map for New Madrid County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

AlluviumSandstoneDolomiteLimestone
ClaySandstone / LimestoneDolomite / LimestoneLimestone / Sandstone
IgneousSandstone / DolomiteDolomite / ShaleLimestone / Shale
Limestone / Sandstone / Shale

Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

New Madrid County has a total of 118 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 41 species and 43 localities. There are a total of 32 collectors and 42 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 47 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1903 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 28 and November 15, respectively. If you have a new record to report for New Madrid County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for New Madrid 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 3 15 3 2 3 1939 1939
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 3 3 3 2 3 1956 1956
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 5 2 3 3 1903 1909
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander 1 4 1 1 1
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 3 18 3 4 4 1932 1962
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 4 5 5 3 3 1923 2008
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 2 1 1 2020 2020
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2020
Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1957 1957
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 2 3 2 2 2 1957 1957
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 2 2 1 1 2006 2006
Heterodon gloydi Dusty Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2019 2019
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1956 1966
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 3 5 2 1 2 1909 1909
Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1941 1957
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 3 2 2 1967 2011
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black Kingsnake 2 2 3 2 2 1986 2020
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 2 2 2 1961 1961
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1932 1932
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 2 4 2 2 2 1923 1939
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 2 1 1 1
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 5 6 7 5 5 1903 2008
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 2 3 3 2 2 1962 1995
Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake 1 3 1 1 1
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1937 1961
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 4 2 2 1995 2008
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 3 2 2 1966 1995
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Pseudacris illinoensis Illinois Chorus Frog 2 3 3 2 2 1965 1992
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 2 1 1 1967 1967
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot 2 2 3 2 2 1967 2002
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 1 1 1 1 1
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 2 3 3 2 3 1923 1935
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 2 1 1 1995 1995
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 2 1 1 1967 1967

Potential Species Records

Potential species for New Madrid 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 Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma Same watershed, within 5 miles Town of Madrid-Saint Johns Bayou
2 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 5 miles Town of Madrid-Saint Johns Bayou
2 Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francis Lowlands
2 Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Mississippi-Memphis
2 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Mississippi-Memphis
2 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Town of Madrid-Saint Johns Bayou
2 Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 20 miles Little River Ditches
6 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
6 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 20 miles Little River Ditches
6 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 20 miles Little River Ditches
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francis Lowlands
7 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
8 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 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
8 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles St. Francis Lowlands
9 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
9 Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Watersnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
9 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
9 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
9 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
9 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain

Checklist

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