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Texas County, Missouri


Collection Summary

Texas County has a total of 224 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 54 species and 95 localities. There are a total of 73 collectors and 64 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 87 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1930 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 9 and November 2, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Texas County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Texas 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 3 3 3 3 3 1977 2002
Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead 4 4 5 4 4 2004 2007
Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Ambystoma annulatum Ringed Salamander 2 5 2 1 1 1998 1998
Ambystoma maculatum Spotted Salamander 2 2 4 2 2 2001 2004
Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander 1 2 1 1 1 2003 2003
Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander 1 1 1 1 1
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Anaxyrus fowleri Fowler's Toad 2 3 2 2 2 1976 2004
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 5 9 8 5 6 1988 2016
Aspidoscelis sexlineata Six-lined Racerunner 2 2 2 2 2 2003 2006
Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake 3 3 2 3 3 2004 2011
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 2 3 4 2 3 1941 1996
Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 6 6 3 5 5 1932 2004
Coluber flagellum Eastern Coachwhip 2 2 2 2 2 1976 2004
Cryptobranchus alleganiensis Hellbender 5 11 7 5 5 1953 2003
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 3 4 4 2 4 1989 1997
Eurycea lucifuga Cave Salamander 1 1 3 1 1 2001 2001
Eurycea tynerensis Oklahoma Salamander 1 1 1 1 1 1940 1940
Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad 1 1 2 1 1 1998 1998
Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle 4 7 4 3 3 1967 2016
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 3 3 3 3 3 2003 2007
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 35 1 1 1 1990 1990
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 3 3 2 2 2 2004 2004
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 2 2 3 2 2 2004 2006
Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 2 3 1 2 2 1941 1941
Lithobates clamitans Green Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog 3 3 3 3 3 1983 2005
Lithobates sphenocephalus Southern Leopard Frog 3 3 3 3 3 1987 2005
Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy 1 1 6 1 1 1998 1998
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 8 9 8 8 8 1970 2016
Notophthalmus viridescens Central Newt 2 2 2 2 2 2003 2004
Opheodrys aestivus Northern Rough Greensnake 4 5 5 5 5 1976 2004
Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 2 2 2 2 2 1989 2002
Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1989 2003
Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Plethodon albagula Western Slimy Salamander 6 20 15 7 13 1976 2004
Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander 7 20 17 9 16 1961 2003
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
Pseudemys concinna River Cooter 1 1 2 1 1 1943 1943
Sceloporus consobrinus Prairie Lizard 2 3 2 2 2 1982 1982
Scincella lateralis Little Brown Skink 2 2 2 2 2 1984 1984
Sternotherus odoratus Eastern Musk Turtle 2 2 2 2 2 2004 2007
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake 3 3 2 3 3 2001 2004
Tantilla gracilis Flat-headed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle 5 9 4 5 5 1930 2011
Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake 1 1 1 1 1
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 7 7 3 4 4 1977 2004
Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider 2 2 7 2 2 2002 2016