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Stoddard County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Stoddard County has a total of 1,011 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 59 species and 116 localities. There are a total of 111 collectors and 205 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 284 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1897 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 10 and November 28, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Stoddard County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Stoddard 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 6 15 8 11 11 1929 1980
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 10 20 6 11 11 1935 1973
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 20 52 18 25 26 1935 2016
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 12 60 25 27 30 1899 2015
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 10 47 17 27 28 1897 2014
Ambystoma talpoideum Mole Salamander 3 28 10 11 12 1967 1998
Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 10 95 20 26 31 1899 2001
Amphiuma tridactylum Three-toed Amphiuma 5 7 7 5 5 1961 2013
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 6 21 12 11 11 1929 2009
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 6 42 12 13 13 1909 2005
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 2 4 5 3 3 2001 2005
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 1 1 2 1 1 1987 1987
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 2 4 2 3 3 1936 1975
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 2005 2015
Chrysemys dorsalis Southern Painted Turtle 5 10 6 5 5 1962 2001
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 3 3 3 1938 1949
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 3 11 4 8 8 1935 1969
Deirochelys reticularia Western Chicken Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 1960 1967
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 6 15 5 10 10 1935 1970
Farancia abacura Western Mudsnake 5 5 7 4 4 1967 2013
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 3 11 5 6 6 1965 1979
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 3 4 4 4 4 1938 1979
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 2 24 3 4 4 1964 1990
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 11 60 27 24 29 1938 2009
Kinosternon subrubrum Mississippi Mud Turtle 3 5 4 4 5 1960 1967
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 3 2 3 3 1966 1972
Lampropeltis nigra Eastern Black Kingsnake 2 2 3 2 2 1938 2005
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 4 6 4 4 1936 2015
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 5 13 9 8 8 1909 1973
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 5 7 8 6 6 1929 2005
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 10 43 16 16 17 1899 2003
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 2 4 2 2 2 1979 1979
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 2 2 2 2 1898 1898
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 7 23 18 16 17 1935 2012
Nerodia fasciata Broad-banded Watersnake 9 16 18 14 15 1937 2014
Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake 9 20 14 13 16 1939 2015
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 4 8 6 6 7 1939 1973
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 1 3 2 3 3 1970 1973
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 2 2 2 1 1 2005 2005
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 10 15 11 10 10 1937 2005
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1975 1975
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 7 9 9 7 7 1938 2009
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 5 6 4 3 3 1966 2005
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 4 15 5 11 11 1966 1980
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 5 138 13 18 23 1960 1987
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 4 10 6 8 8 1964 1988
Pseudacris feriarum Upland Chorus Frog 1 6 2 2 2 1937 1957
Pseudacris fouquettei Cajun Chorus Frog 1 8 2 1 1 2012 2012
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 3 3 4 3 3 1960 2001
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 2 4 4 2 3 1938 1967
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 3 4 4 4 4 1967 1970
Siren intermedia Western Lesser Siren 7 23 8 9 9 1967 2000
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 3 11 6 7 7 1965 2005
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 5 11 6 11 11 1899 1981
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 7 8 7 6 6 1962 2006
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 5 9 8 9 9 1929 1973
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 4 3 3 1972 2005
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 9 14 7 9 9 1965 2013

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Stoddard 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 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
2 Hemidactylium scutatum Four-toed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
2 Heterodon gloydi Dusty Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
2 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
2 Pseudacris illinoensis Illinois Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
2 Scaphiopus holbrookii Eastern Spadefoot Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
4 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
6 Cemophora coccinea Northern Scarletsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
6 Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Black
6 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
6 Nerodia cyclopion Mississippi Green Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
7 Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
7 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
8 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 30 miles Little River Ditches
9 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Adjacent county, same watershed Upper Black
11 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

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