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Pemiscot County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Pemiscot County has a total of 118 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 35 species and 35 localities. There are a total of 15 collectors and 34 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 39 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1891 and its most recent collection year is 2008. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 24 and November 15, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Pemiscot County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Pemiscot 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 4 5 4 3 4 1923 1941
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 2 2 2 2 1903 1903
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1938 1962
Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma 2 2 1 2 2 1961 1961
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 3 3 2 3 3 1923 1938
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 3 2 2 3 1923 1923
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle 2 4 3 3 4 1920 1923
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 2 2 2 2 2 1962 1962
Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake 3 3 2 2 3 1934 1934
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 2 2 1 2 2 1938 1938
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 3 3 4 3 3 1909 2008
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black Kingsnake 3 3 3 2 3 1934 1957
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 3 1 2 2 1934 1986
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1923 1923
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 5 4 3 4 1923 2008
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 2 3 2 2 2 1891 1891
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 3 5 2 2 3 1923 1923
Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake 2 4 3 3 4 1922 1941
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 4 6 3 3 4 1923 1962
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 4 2 2 3 1923 1923
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 4 2 1 2 1923 1923
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1923 1923
Pseudacris illinoensis Illinois Chorus Frog 2 5 3 2 2 1962 1965
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 2 2 2 2 2 1938 1938
Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot 1 3 1 1 1 1961 1961
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 1 1 1 1 1
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 3 4 5 4 4 1903 2008
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 1 2 1 1 1 1961 1961
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 4 5 3 3 3 1920 1938
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 4 8 6 6 6 1903 2008
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 6 14 4 6 8 1923 1956

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Pemiscot 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 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 5 miles Little River Ditches
2 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
4 Anaxyrus americanus American Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
4 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
4 Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
6 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
6 Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
7 Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
7 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
7 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
8 Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
8 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
10 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Saint Francis Lowlands

Checklist

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