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Saint Clair County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Saint Clair County has a total of 791 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 62 species and 112 localities. There are a total of 60 collectors and 147 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 169 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1928 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 10 and December 23, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Saint Clair County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Saint Clair 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 5 13 4 5 5 1931 1995
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 12 19 10 14 14 1936 2007
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 2 4 2 2 2 1943 2009
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 1 1 2 1 1 2007 2007
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 2 2 2 2 2 1970 1970
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 2 1 1 1 1976 1976
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 6 10 2 6 6 1938 2007
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 2 2 1 2 2 1938 1938
Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell 2 2 2 2 2 1937 1937
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 3 3 1 1 1
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 8 15 8 7 8 1938 2016
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 8 142 13 9 12 1938 2007
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 4 3 3 1994 2010
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 7 9 12 7 8 1938 2007
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 16 21 14 17 18 1936 2008
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 11 58 12 12 15 1938 2007
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 3 3 3 3 3 1931 1945
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 7 7 6 6 7 1968 2013
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 14 34 10 14 14 1938 1991
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 4 5 2 4 4 1938 1939
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 4 4 2 4 4 1931 1958
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 5 11 6 7 7 1938 2010
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 4 8 4 4 1938 2007
Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog 1 2 1 1 1 1966 1966
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 2 2 1 2 2 2001 2008
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 2 3 2 2 1991 1992
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 3 3 3 3 3 1931 1966
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 6 9 8 6 6 1938 2012
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 3 6 2 4 4 1938 1944
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 2 2 5 2 2 2012 2012
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 3 4 2 4 4 1938 2001
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 1 1 1 1 1946 1946
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 3 7 4 4 4 1957 2007
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1941 1941
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 2 3 2 2 2 2006 2009
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 5 6 5 6 6 1931 2007
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1974 1974
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 6 8 9 7 7 1938 2007
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 13 29 17 13 16 1938 2007
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 2 2 3 2 2 1938 2007
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 3 1 1 2007 2007
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1928 1928
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 13 32 8 13 13 1938 2012
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 15 48 15 16 16 1938 2007
Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake 9 77 6 17 21 1937 1942
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 5 2 3 3 1982 2004
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 6 16 8 7 7 1936 2007
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 11 76 16 15 16 1938 2007
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 9 13 17 9 11 1945 2017
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1983 2010
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 8 8 9 8 8 1938 2012
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 7 15 9 9 9 1936 2007
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 5 5 1 2 2 2001 2017
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 7 20 4 11 11 1938 1968

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Saint Clair 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 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Cherokee Plains
4 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 10 miles Sac
4 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 10 miles South Grand
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Sac
8 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains

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