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Stone County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Stone County has a total of 1,381 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 66 species and 154 localities. There are a total of 92 collectors and 226 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 281 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1892 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 10 and December 26, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Stone County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Stone 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 9 7 5 5 1906 1976
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 2 4 3 3 3 1906 2006
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 4 4 5 4 4 2006 2010
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 24 340 20 39 44 1927 2016
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 2 3 3 3 3 1910 1951
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 4 5 5 5 5 1892 1966
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1970 1970
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1908 1908
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 6 10 5 5 5 1892 1973
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 10 20 14 11 11 1913 2012
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 3 3 3 3 3 2004 2017
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 7 6 7 7 1906 1973
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 2 6 5 4 4 1906 1966
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 2 3 2 2 2 1908 1908
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 5 9 5 6 6 1892 1957
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 6 9 10 8 8 1906 1976
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 25 139 24 43 45 1904 1985
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 21 81 29 40 44 1892 1999
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 20 225 28 45 50 1892 2000
Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander 30 149 21 34 39 1910 2012
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 4 5 6 4 4 1908 2017
Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle 3 5 4 3 3 2017 2017
Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle 1 1 1 1 1
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 5 16 5 5 5 1924 1973
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 2 1 2 2 1950 1950
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 1 2 2 1 2 1965 1965
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 4 6 5 6 6 1906 2016
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 3 2 2 2 1906 1906
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 6 10 7 6 7 1906 1999
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 5 5 6 5 5 1970 1981
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 9 18 6 11 11 1906 1974
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 3 5 2 5 5 1906 1909
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 2 2 2 2 2 1914 1952
Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1927 1927
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 11 18 15 12 13 1906 2015
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 5 1 1 1 1976 1976
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 3 7 3 7 7 1892 1966
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 4 4 5 4 4 1906 2005
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 5 6 9 6 6 1906 2012
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 1 2 2 2 2 1907 1907
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 4 4 3 4 4 1950 1993
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 7 16 6 9 9 1892 1973
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 2 3 3 3 3 1906 1968
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 12 45 13 19 21 1892 1982
Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander 6 18 5 11 11 1906 1975
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 3 12 3 3 3 1950 1973
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 2 7 2 2 2 1950 1950
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 3 4 4 2 2 2015 2017
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 10 25 10 16 16 1892 1973
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 6 11 9 8 8 1892 1967
Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 4 10 3 6 6 1907 1931
Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1946 1946
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1949 1949
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 5 2 4 4 1892 1907
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 4 7 4 5 5 1892 1973
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 7 12 9 7 7 1892 2012
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 7 8 11 8 8 1927 2012
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 4 5 4 4 4 1906 1999
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 5 10 5 6 6 1892 2005
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 6 9 7 5 5 2015 2017
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 1 1 3 1 1 2006 2006

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Stone 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 Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
4 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
6 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle Same watershed, within 20 miles Bull Shoals Lake
8 Phrynosoma cornutum Texas Horned Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
11 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

Checklist

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