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Vernon County, Missouri


Potential Species Records

Potential species for Vernon 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 maculatum Spotted Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Graptemys ouachitensis Ouachita Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
2 Graptemys pseudogeographica False Map Turtle Same watershed, within 5 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
2 Haldea striatula Rough Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Lithobates palustris Pickerel Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Pantherophis emoryi Great Plains Ratsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Plestiodon laticeps Broad-headed Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Pseudemys concinna River Cooter Same watershed, within 5 miles Marmaton
2 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 5 miles Marmaton
4 Necturus maculosus Mudpuppy Same watershed, within 10 miles Little Osage
4 Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Agkistrodon piscivorus Western Cottonmouth Same watershed, within 20 miles Sac
6 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S. Truman Reservoir
6 Gastrophryne carolinensis Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Gastrophryne olivacea Western Narrow-mouthed Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Kinosternon flavescens Yellow Mud Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Lithobates pipiens Northern Leopard Frog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Storeria occipitomaculata Northern Red-bellied Snake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Ambystoma opacum Marbled Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Sac
8 Graptemys geographica Northern Map Turtle Same watershed, within 30 miles Marmaton
8 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Hyla versicolor Gray Treefrog Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Plethodon serratus Southern Red-backed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
10 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Wooded Osage Plains
10 Eurycea longicauda Long-tailed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Wooded Osage Plains
11 Sonora semiannulata Variable Groundsnake Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Central Irregular Plains