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Ambystoma texanum (Matthes, 1855) - Small-mouthed Salamander


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
County map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Historical locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that more recent records might conceal underlying older records.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical County Map

Historical county map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Historical county map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that only the most recent county record for each county is shown.
Map created 28 February 2018.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander) has a total of 354 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 58 counties and 155 localities. There are a total of 105 collectors and 169 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 187 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1893 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 15 and November 28, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander) by county. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a county name to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
County Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Andrew 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Audrain 1 2 2 1 1 1997 1997
Barton 1 1 3 1 1 2012 2012
Bates 1 2 1 1 1 1963 1963
Benton 1 1 2 1 1
Bollinger 3 7 3 5 5 1962 1974
Boone 10 14 9 12 12 1911 2016
Butler 7 12 6 7 7 1906 1970
Callaway 10 27 11 9 10 1948 2013
Cape Girardeau 3 7 4 4 4 1962 1995
Cass 2 3 2 2 2 1964 1993
Chariton 2 4 3 2 2 1941 1941
Cole 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Cooper 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Dunklin 3 8 3 4 4 1962 1964
Franklin 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Gasconade 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Gentry 2 3 1 3 3 2001 2001
Greene 1 1 1 1 1 1993 1993
Harrison 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Henry 2 7 1 2 2 1938 1938
Holt 4 7 2 4 4 1966 1978
Howard 1 2 3 1 1 1979 1979
Jackson 6 9 2 5 5 1937 1978
Jefferson 2 5 2 3 3 1903 1906
Johnson 13 19 17 14 18 1909 1997
Lafayette 3 3 3 3 3 1960 1993
Lawrence 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Lewis 2 2 2 2 2 1996 2008
Lincoln 1 2 1 2 2 1999 2013
Linn 2 3 4 2 2 1980 1984
Macon 2 4 2 3 3 1967 1996
Marion 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Mississippi 4 14 6 5 5 1962 1988
Moniteau 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Montgomery 1 3 2 2 2 1901 1901
New Madrid 3 18 3 4 4 1932 1962
Nodaway 3 3 4 2 2 1967 2015
Osage 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Pemiscot 2 2 2 2 2 1938 1962
Pike 6 6 2 6 6 1938 1999
Platte 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Polk 1 1 1 1 1 1999 1999
Putnam 2 2 1 1 1 1992 1992
Ralls 1 2 1 1 1 1997 1997
Randolph 3 6 3 5 5 1994 2001
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1 1964 1964
Saint Charles 2 7 4 5 6 1900 1934
Saint Clair 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Saint Louis 9 14 10 9 11 1893 2009
Saline 1 1 1 1 1 1998 1998
Scotland 1 2 2 2 2 2003 2003
Scott 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Shelby 1 2 1 1 1 1998 1998
Stoddard 10 95 20 26 31 1899 2001
Vernon 1 1 1 1 1 2012 2012
Washington 1 1 1 1 1 1942 1942
Wayne 3 4 5 4 4 1953 2000

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Ambystoma texanum (Small-mouthed Salamander). Counties are listed in descending order of their likelihood of having this species. Click on a county to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Likelihood County Rationale Ecoregion / Watershed
2 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Clark Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Clay Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Daviess Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Grundy Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Jasper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Livingston Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
2 Schuyler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
3 Atchison Same Level III ecoregion, within 5 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
4 Adair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Christian Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Mercer Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Ray Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Ray Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Buchanan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Camden Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Clinton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Crawford Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 De Kalb Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 De Kalb Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Douglas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Maries Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Miller Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Prairie Ozark Border
6 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Middle Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Stone Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Sullivan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Warren Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
7 Sainte Genevieve Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Sainte Genevieve Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Caldwell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Iron Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Meramec River Hills
8 Phelps Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Phelps Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Wright Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
9 Laclede Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Taney Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Eastern Ozark Border
10 Oregon Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Reynolds Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Reynolds Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Meramec River Hills
11 Carter Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Amphibia Gray, 1825 - Amphibians
Order:
Caudata Scopoli, 1777 - Salamanders
Family:
Ambystomatidae Gray, 1850 - Mole Salamanders
Genus:
Ambystoma Tschudi, 1838 - Mole Salamanders
Species:
Ambystoma texanum (Matthes, 1855) - Small-mouthed Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)