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Scotland County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Scotland County has a total of 36 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 19 species and 23 localities. There are a total of 6 collectors and 16 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 16 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 2011. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 24 and October 10, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Scotland County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Scotland 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 1 1 1 1985 1985
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 1 2 2 2 2 2003 2003
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1985 1985
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 1950 2011
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 2 2 1 2 2 2003 2011
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 2 2 2 2003 2005
Emydoidea blandingii Blanding's Turtle 1 1 1 1 1
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1979 2003
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 1 1 1 2011 2011
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 4 1 1 1 1986 1986
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 2 4 1 2 2 1986 1986
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 3 2 3 3 1986 2010
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 4 4 3 4 4 1986 2004

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Scotland 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 tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
3 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Irregular Plains
4 Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 10 miles Bear-Wyaconda
4 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
5 Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Irregular Plains
6 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles South Fabius
6 Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles North Fabius
6 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Bear-Wyaconda
6 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
7 Lithobates areolatus Northern Crawfish Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
8 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 30 miles Bear-Wyaconda
8 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Bear-Wyaconda
8 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 30 miles Bear-Wyaconda
8 Pantherophis vulpinus Eastern Foxsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Bear-Wyaconda
10 Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

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