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Taney County, Missouri


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Landmark Map

Landmark locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Landmark locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Interstate HighwayRailroadUS Army Corps of Engineers
US HighwayDepartment of ConservationUS Fish and Wildlife Service
State HighwayDepartment of Natural ResourcesNational Park Service
County HighwayUS Forest ServiceUS Department of Defense

Locator Map

Locator map for Taney County, Missouri
Locator map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural divisions and sections locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Natural Divisions locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Unit Locality Map

Ecological drainage unit locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Major Watersheds locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Rivers Locality Map

Major rivers locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Major Rivers locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Presettlement Prairie Locality Map

Presettlement prairie locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Presettlement Prairie locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Vegetation Map

Historical vegetation map for Taney County, Missouri
Historical Vegetation map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

WaterPrairieBarrens / Scrub
ForestWoodlandOpen Woodland

Geology Locality Map

Geology locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Geology locality map for Taney County, Missouri
Map created 8 April 2021.

AlluviumSandstoneDolomiteLimestone
ClaySandstone / LimestoneDolomite / LimestoneLimestone / Sandstone
IgneousSandstone / DolomiteDolomite / ShaleLimestone / Shale
Limestone / Sandstone / Shale

Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Taney County has a total of 879 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 65 species and 208 localities. There are a total of 130 collectors and 184 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 259 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1906 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 3 and December 18, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Taney County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Taney 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 9 17 10 12 12 1906 2007
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 7 8 10 6 8 1983 2014
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 2 2 2 2 2 1971 2014
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 6 20 6 6 6 1954 2020
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 2 2 3 2 2 1973 2020
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 4 4 9 2 3 2007 2007
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 8 9 5 7 8 1906 2020
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 19 60 21 28 32 1906 2020
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 16 42 24 20 29 1946 2009
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1950 1950
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 5 7 7 6 6 1966 2009
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 6 6 9 6 6 1948 2002
Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Crotaphytus collaris Eastern Collared Lizard 18 38 21 21 25 1938 2002
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 11 24 14 15 17 1946 2009
Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander 8 17 11 9 11 1967 2015
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 4 4 2 4 4 1966 1982
Eurycea spelaea Grotto Salamander 2 2 6 2 2 1936 2006
Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander 12 29 7 8 10 1950 2014
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 3 3 4 3 3 1961 1998
Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 11 13 8 6 6 1975 2018
Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake 20 124 33 31 45 1946 2020
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 7 8 7 7 7 1969 2020
Hyla cinerea Green Treefrog 1 1 1 1 1 2012 2012
Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog 2 2 2 2 2 1965 1975
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2007 2007
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 6 8 7 7 7 1967 2020
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 3 3 3 3 3 1971 2018
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 3 4 4 3 3 1947 2007
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 5 5 7 5 5 1962 2020
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 5 6 6 6 6 1967 2020
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 4 4 3 3 1950 2008
Lithobates sylvaticus Wood Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2020
Macrochelys temminckii Alligator Snapping Turtle 3 3 3 2 2 2020 2020
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 12 13 10 10 10 1965 2018
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 5 8 8 3 4 1971 2007
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 3 3 5 3 3 1962 2014
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 1948 1948
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 7 8 7 7 8 1934 1992
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 5 5 7 4 5 1933 2012
Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake 1 2 1 1 1
Plestiodon anthracinus Southern Coal Skink 5 7 8 5 7 1951 1997
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 13 20 14 14 18 1928 2009
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 1 1 1 1975 1975
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 13 29 11 14 16 1953 2018
Plethodon angusticlavius Ozark Zigzag Salamander 4 7 3 3 3 1975 2012
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 6 24 5 7 7 1946 1987
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 4 6 4 5 5 1992 2006
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 22 57 30 32 41 1951 2020
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 12 35 25 17 25 1948 2009
Sistrurus miliarius Western Pygmy Rattlesnake 11 16 10 12 13 1954 2020
Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake 18 107 21 30 34 1946 2012
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 1 2 1 1 1
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1974 1976
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1967 1974
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 16 23 13 19 19 1946 2007
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 6 6 4 6 6 1982 2020
Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2016 2016
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1976 2020
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 3 3 4 2 2 2008 2014
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2009
Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake 3 3 3 3 3 1973 2007

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Taney 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 Nerodia erythrogaster Plain-bellied Watersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
2 Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
4 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
6 Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
8 Plestiodon obsoletus Great Plains Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
9 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county White River Hills
11 Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

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