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Apalone mutica (LeSueur, 1827) - Midland Smooth Softshell


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
County map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Historical locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell). 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 Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Historical county map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell). 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 Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Major Watersheds locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell) has a total of 62 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 25 counties and 44 localities. There are a total of 31 collectors and 29 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 34 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1913 and its most recent collection year is 2014. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 14 and October 26, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell) 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
Benton 1 4 1 2 2 1990 1990
Boone 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Buchanan 1 2 2 2 2 1962 1962
Chariton 1 1 1 1 1
Clark 1 2 1 1 1 1916 1916
Cooper 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Daviess 1 1 2 1 1 1941 1941
Franklin 2 3 2 1 2 1996 1996
Gasconade 3 3 8 3 3 2006 2006
Howard 2 2 1 1 1
Jackson 1 1 1 1 1 1936 1936
Jefferson 3 7 5 5 5 1933 1996
Johnson 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Lewis 1 1 2 1 1 2011 2011
Lincoln 2 2 1 2 2 1985 1985
Livingston 1 1 1 1 1 1977 1977
Marion 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Osage 1 1 3 1 1 2005 2005
Perry 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Pike 1 1 2 1 1 2014 2014
Pulaski 1 1 1 1 1 1972 1972
Saint Clair 2 2 2 2 2 1937 1937
Saint Louis 4 11 3 2 4 1913 1913
Saline 2 2 1 1 1
Wayne 1 1 1 1 1 1937 1937

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Apalone mutica (Midland Smooth Softshell). 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 watershed, within 5 miles Independence-Sugar
2 Cape Girardeau Same watershed, within 5 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
2 Carroll Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
2 Lafayette Same watershed, within 5 miles Blackwater
2 Moniteau Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
2 Montgomery Same watershed, within 5 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
2 Morgan Same watershed, within 5 miles Lamine
2 Pettis Same watershed, within 5 miles Lamine
2 Pettis Same watershed, within 5 miles Blackwater
2 Phelps Same watershed, within 5 miles Big Piney
2 Saint Charles Same watershed, within 5 miles Cahokia-Joachim
4 Callaway Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
4 Camden Same watershed, within 10 miles Lake of the Ozarks
4 Clay Same watershed, within 10 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
4 Iron Same watershed, within 10 miles Upper Saint Francis
4 Madison Same watershed, within 10 miles Upper Saint Francis
4 Sainte Genevieve Same watershed, within 10 miles Cahokia-Joachim
4 Texas Same watershed, within 10 miles Big Piney
6 Bates Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Bollinger Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
6 Butler Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Saint Francis
6 Caldwell Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Cass Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
6 Cedar Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Cole Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
6 Crawford Same watershed, within 20 miles Bourbeuse
6 De Kalb Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Gentry Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Grundy Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Harrison Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Henry Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Hickory Same watershed, within 20 miles Lake of the Ozarks
6 Hickory Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Maries Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Gasconade
6 Platte Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
6 Platte Same watershed, within 20 miles Independence-Sugar
6 Polk Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Randolph Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
6 Ray Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Grand
6 Ray Same watershed, within 20 miles Lower Missouri-Crooked
6 Reynolds Same watershed, within 20 miles Upper Saint Francis
6 Saint Francois Same watershed, within 20 miles Cahokia-Joachim
6 Shelby Same watershed, within 20 miles South Fabius
6 Vernon Same watershed, within 20 miles Harry S Truman
6 Washington Same watershed, within 20 miles Meramec
8 Audrain Same watershed, within 30 miles Lower Missouri-Moreau
8 Clinton Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Grand
8 Knox Same watershed, within 30 miles South Fabius
8 Miller Same watershed, within 30 miles Lake of the Ozarks
8 Ralls Same watershed, within 30 miles The Sny
8 Scotland Same watershed, within 30 miles Bear-Wyaconda
8 Scott Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Mississippi-Cape Girardeau
8 Worth Same watershed, within 30 miles Upper Grand
10 Laclede Adjacent county, same watershed Lake of the Ozarks
10 Monroe Adjacent county, same watershed The Sny

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Reptilia Laurenti, 1768 - Reptiles
Order:
Testudines Linnaeus, 1758 - Turtles
Family:
Trionychidae Bell, 1828 - Softshells
Genus:
Apalone Rafinesque, 1832 - North American Softshells
Species:
Apalone mutica (LeSueur, 1827) - Midland Smooth Softshell

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)