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Worth County, Missouri


Species List

Salamanders (Caudata)

Frogs (Anura)

Lizards (Lacertilia)

Snakes (Serpentes)

Turtles (Testudines)

Collection Summary

Worth County has a total of 33 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 20 species and 18 localities. There are a total of 12 collectors and 16 collection dates for the county. This results in a total of 17 expeditions for the county, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The county's earliest collection year is 1961 and its most recent collection year is 2004. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 22 and October 9, respectively. If you have a new record to report for Worth County, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by Species

Collection summary for Worth 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 6 2 1 1 1985 1985
Anaxyrus americanus American Toad 2 2 3 2 2 1983 1992
Apalone spinifera Eastern Spiny Softshell 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Chelydra serpentina Snapping Turtle 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Coluber constrictor North American Racer 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Diadophis punctatus Ring-necked Snake 2 3 3 2 2 1985 2000
Heterodon platirhinos Eastern Hog-nosed Snake 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's Gray Treefrog 1 4 1 1 1 1983 1983
Lampropeltis calligaster Prairie Kingsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2002 2002
Lampropeltis holbrooki Speckled Kingsnake 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Lithobates blairi Plains Leopard Frog 1 1 2 1 1 1985 1985
Lithobates catesbeianus American Bullfrog 1 2 2 1 1 1985 1985
Nerodia sipedon Common Watersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Pantherophis obsoletus Western Ratsnake 1 1 2 1 1 2001 2001
Plestiodon septentrionalis Prairie Skink 1 1 2 1 1 1997 1997
Pseudacris crucifer Spring Peeper 1 1 2 1 1 2001 2001
Pseudacris maculata Boreal Chorus Frog 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Storeria dekayi DeKay's Brownsnake 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Thamnophis sirtalis Common Gartersnake 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Tropidoclonion lineatum Lined Snake 2 2 2 2 2 1998 2004

Potential Species Records

Potential species for Worth 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 Virginia valeriae Western Smooth Earthsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Agkistrodon contortrix Copperhead Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Carphophis vermis Western Wormsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Chrysemys picta Western Painted Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Lampropeltis triangulum Eastern Milksnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Terrapene carolina Three-toed Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Terrapene ornata Ornate Box Turtle Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Ambystoma texanum Small-mouthed Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Ambystoma tigrinum Eastern Tiger Salamander Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Crotalus horridus Timber Rattlesnake 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 Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Opheodrys vernalis Smooth Greensnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Pituophis catenifer Bullsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Plestiodon fasciatus Common Five-lined Skink Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Regina grahamii Graham's Crawfish Snake Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Sistrurus tergeminus Prairie Massasauga Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Thamnophis proximus Orange-striped Ribbonsnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Thamnophis radix Plains Gartersnake Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Anaxyrus woodhousii Woodhouse's Toad Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Apalone mutica Midland Smooth Softshell Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Grand
8 Ophisaurus attenuatus Western Slender Glass Lizard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Trachemys scripta Red-eared Slider Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains

Checklist

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