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Sainte Genevieve County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Sainte Genevieve County has a total of 112 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 44 species and 53 localities. There are a total of 45 collectors and 46 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 56 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1902 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 9 and November 8, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Sainte Genevieve County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Sainte Genevieve 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 2 8 3 2 2 1932 1994
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 2 2 2 2 2 1941 2013
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 1 1 1 1 1 2012 2012
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 2 3 5 2 3 1995 2010
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 3 3 7 3 3 2004 2016
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 2 2 4 2 2 2015 2016
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 3 3 3 3 3 1956 1994
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 1 2 2 1 1 1932 1932
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 2 2 3 2 2 2010 2010
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 3 1 1
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 2008 2008
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 4 4 5 4 4 1932 2014
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 1902 1902
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1931 1931
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 5 17 5 5 5 1932 2007
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 4 5 6 4 4 1956 2010
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1964 1964
Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander 3 4 3 3 3 1956 2010
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 3 1 1
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 2 2 4 2 2 2014 2014
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1994 1994
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 1 1 4 1 1 2004 2004
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 2 2 2 2 2 1971 2012
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 2 3 2 2 2 1940 2014
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 2 2 2 2 2014 2014
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 2 1 1 2011 2011
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 4 2 2 1988 2010
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 4 4 4 4 4 1963 2013
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 7 9 11 7 7 1956 2013
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 3 4 2 3 3 1931 1992
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 2 2 4 2 2 1994 2010
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 2 2 5 2 2 2004 2010
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 1 1 2 1 1 2014 2014
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Sainte Genevieve 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 opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Big
2 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Middle Mississippi Alluvial Plain
2 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
4 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Cahokia-Joachim
4 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Whitewater
4 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 10 miles Big
4 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Middle Mississippi Alluvial Plain
4 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Whitewater
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Big
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
4 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Upper Saint Francis
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
5 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Ozark Highlands
6 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Big
6 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 20 miles Big
6 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Saint Francis
6 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
6 Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
7 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Whitewater
8 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
8 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Eastern Ozark Border
9 Pantherophis vulpinus Eastern Foxsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Adjacent county, same watershed Cahokia-Joachim
10 Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren Adjacent county, same watershed Cahokia-Joachim
10 Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren Adjacent county, same watershed Upper Saint Francis
10 Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren Adjacent county, same watershed Whitewater
10 Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren Adjacent county, same watershed Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau

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