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Apalone spinifera (LeSueur, 1827) - Eastern Spiny Softshell


Collection Summary

Apalone spinifera (Eastern Spiny Softshell) has a total of 184 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 73 counties and 146 localities. There are a total of 87 collectors and 117 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 125 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1907 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 18 and October 2, 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 spinifera (Eastern Spiny 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
Adair 1 1 1 1 1 2017 2017
Audrain 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Barton 1 1 1 1 1 2016 2016
Bollinger 1 2 2 1 1 2019 2019
Boone 5 5 4 4 5 1994 2007
Callaway 1 2 2 1 1 2000 2000
Camden 4 5 2 3 3 1979 1996
Cape Girardeau 3 3 2 3 3 1961 2007
Carroll 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Chariton 5 5 4 4 4 1948 2014
Clark 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Clay 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Cooper 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Crawford 2 2 5 2 2 1965 2008
Dade 1 1 1 1 1 2016 2016
Dallas 2 2 4 2 2 1987 2001
Dent 5 6 6 5 5 1909 1976
Dunklin 4 4 2 3 3 1961 1962
Franklin 2 3 2 2 2 1911 1911
Gasconade 1 1 2 1 1 1941 1941
Gentry 2 2 5 2 2 1993 2009
Greene 2 2 2 2 2 1961 2019
Hickory 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Holt 1 1 1 1 1
Howard 2 2 1 2 2 2002 2005
Howell 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Jackson 4 4 2 4 4 1962 1987
Jasper 2 2 2 2 2 1964 2015
Jefferson 4 4 3 3 3 1932 2006
Johnson 3 3 3 3 3 1954 1960
Knox 3 4 1 2 2 2004 2004
Lewis 2 3 2 2 2 1996 1996
Lincoln 2 2 2 2 2 1985 2016
Livingston 1 1 2 1 1 1991 1991
Macon 1 1 2 1 1 2013 2013
Madison 1 1 3 1 1 2003 2003
Maries 1 2 1 1 1 2000 2000
Marion 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Miller 2 2 8 2 2 1940 1997
Mississippi 3 3 2 3 3 1962 2007
Monroe 2 2 2 2 2 1996 2009
Montgomery 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Morgan 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Newton 2 2 5 2 2 1935 2015
Osage 2 2 5 2 2 2006 2006
Ozark 1 1 1 1 1 1969 1969
Pemiscot 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Perry 1 1 2 1 1 2011 2011
Phelps 3 3 7 3 3 1941 1999
Pike 2 3 3 2 2 1931 1995
Platte 1 1 2 1 1 2006 2006
Pulaski 3 5 3 4 4 1954 2002
Randolph 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Reynolds 2 2 2 2 2 1911 1940
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1 1941 1941
Saint Charles 1 6 1 1 1 1931 1931
Saint Clair 3 3 1 1 1
Saint Francois 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Saint Louis 2 4 1 4 4 1907 1913
Saline 2 2 1 1 1
Schuyler 1 1 1 1 1 2019 2019
Scott 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Shannon 4 4 5 4 4 1950 2008
Shelby 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Stoddard 2 4 5 3 3 2001 2005
Stone 1 1 1 1 1 1908 1908
Sullivan 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Taney 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Texas 5 9 8 5 6 1988 2016
Vernon 1 2 1 1 1
Washington 3 10 3 6 7 1909 1983
Wayne 1 1 1 1 1 1950 1950
Worth 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986