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Ambystoma tigrinum (Green, 1825) - Eastern Tiger Salamander


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
County map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Historical locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger 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 tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Historical county map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger 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 tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger Salamander) has a total of 220 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 48 counties and 99 localities. There are a total of 62 collectors and 95 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 101 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1884 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 6 and December 6, 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 tigrinum (Eastern Tiger 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
Adair 5 7 6 6 6 1900 1963
Buchanan 2 3 2 3 3 1939 1956
Butler 1 2 2 2 2 1903 1903
Carter 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Clark 2 2 3 2 2 1993 2008
Clay 2 2 3 2 2 1984 1992
Clinton 1 15 1 2 2 1960 1960
Dent 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Douglas 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Gasconade 1 1 1 1 1
Gentry 1 1 3 1 1 1992 1992
Greene 2 2 3 2 2 2012 2017
Grundy 2 2 2 2 2 1963 1964
Holt 4 14 5 4 4 1942 1993
Howell 1 3 2 1 1 1988 1988
Jackson 12 18 5 16 18 1938 1963
Jefferson 5 5 1 1 1
Johnson 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Lawrence 2 3 4 3 3 1967 2005
Lincoln 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Linn 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Livingston 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Macon 1 1 2 1 1 2015 2015
Marion 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Mercer 1 6 1 1 1
Montgomery 1 2 2 2 2 1900 1900
Newton 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Nodaway 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Ozark 2 2 2 2 2 1969 2008
Perry 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Pike 7 10 2 4 5 1992 1998
Platte 4 6 3 4 4 1961 2010
Pulaski 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Putnam 4 5 3 3 3 1974 1992
Randolph 1 1 1 1 1 1955 1955
Ray 3 4 2 3 3 1951 1956
Saint Charles 2 5 3 3 3 1940 1974
Saint Clair 1 2 1 1 1 1976 1976
Sainte Genevieve 2 2 4 2 2 2015 2016
Saint Louis 5 19 8 12 14 1884 1986
Saline 1 51 1 1 1
Schuyler 1 2 1 1 1 1986 1986
Shelby 1 1 1 1 1 1998 1998
Stone 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Texas 1 1 1 1 1
Warren 1 2 1 1 1 1983 1983
Webster 2 2 2 2 2 1994 2001
Wright 1 2 2 1 1 1988 1988

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Ambystoma tigrinum (Eastern Tiger 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 Andrew Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Atchison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Caldwell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Camden Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Christian Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Jasper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Laclede Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Phelps Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Ralls Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Scotland Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Sullivan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Chariton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Daviess Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 De Kalb Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Harrison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Miller Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Ripley Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Taney Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
5 Reynolds Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Ozark Highlands
6 Benton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Cass Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Crawford Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Maries Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 McDonald Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Oregon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Shannon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
7 Audrain Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
7 Boone Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
7 Dallas Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Washington Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Barton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
8 Osage Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Stoddard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Black River Hills Border
9 Cole Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Iron Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Morgan Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Claypan Prairie
10 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Vernon Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Wooded Osage Plains

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 tigrinum (Green, 1825) - Eastern Tiger Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)