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Ray County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Ray 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 maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Anaxyrus cognatus Great Plains Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
6 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
10 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Rolling Loess Prairies
10 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains