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Ray County, Missouri


Collection Summary

Ray County has a total of 180 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 35 species and 39 localities. There are a total of 14 collectors and 40 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 45 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1950 and its most recent collection year is 2007. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 26 and October 25, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Ray County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Ray 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 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 24 1 7 7 1950 1961
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 3 4 2 3 3 1951 1956
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 5 1 1 1 1956 1956
Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 3 5 2 4 4 1951 1965
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 1 2 2 1985 1985
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 4 8 3 3 3 1956 2003
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 6 10 1 6 6 1951 1962
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 4 58 3 8 8 1951 2007
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 8 1 4 4 1951 1960
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 2 1 1 1 1965 1965
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 2 2 1 1 1
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1965 1965
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1953 1953
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1951 1951
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 1 2 2 1957 1961
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1987 1987
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 3 3 3 3 1959 1982
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1994 1994
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 3 4 3 3 1950 2007
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 16 2 7 7 1951 1953
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 1 2 1 1 1 1960 1960
Spea bombifrons Plains Spadefoot 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1963 1963
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 2 2 3 2 2 1985 2007
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 2 2 2 2 2 1960 1960
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 3 4 2 3 3 1987 2003
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962