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Sullivan County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Sullivan County has a total of 46 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 19 species and 39 localities. There are a total of 8 collectors and 25 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 27 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 2015. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 12 and November 3, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Sullivan County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Sullivan 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 1897 1897
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 3 1 3 3 2005 2012
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 6 6 2 5 5 1986 2015
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 3 3 2 2 2 2005 2009
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 3 3 3 3 3 2008 2012
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 3 2 3 3 2003 2012
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 4 4 2 4 4 2009 2015
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 3 3 2 3 3 1961 2012
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 3 2 2 2 2005 2012
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 3 3 3 3 3 2005 2009
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 4 4 3 4 4 2005 2012
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 2 2 1 1 1 2005 2005
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 2 2 2 2 2 2005 2006

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Sullivan 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 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 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
6 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander 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 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates clamitans Green Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Nerodia rhombifer Diamond-backed Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Chariton
6 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Grand
6 Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga 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 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake 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
7 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
8 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains

Checklist

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