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Coluber flagellum Shaw, 1802 - Eastern Coachwhip


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
County map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Historical locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip). 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 Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Historical county map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip). 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 Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Major Watersheds locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip) has a total of 153 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 49 counties and 132 localities. There are a total of 68 collectors and 116 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 122 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1896 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 4 and October 30, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip) 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
Barry 7 9 7 7 8 1939 2006
Barton 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Bates 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Benton 4 5 5 4 4 1930 2007
Boone 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Camden 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Carter 3 4 4 4 4 1930 1934
Cedar 2 2 5 2 2 1990 2007
Christian 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Crawford 1 1 1 1 1 1937 1937
Dade 4 4 3 4 4 1999 2015
Dallas 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Dent 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Douglas 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Franklin 1 1 1 1 1 1946 1946
Greene 7 8 5 8 8 1959 2015
Henry 3 3 2 2 3 1972 1976
Hickory 4 4 5 4 4 1950 2010
Jackson 3 3 2 2 2 1937 1937
Jasper 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Jefferson 6 8 5 6 6 1896 2016
Johnson 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Laclede 1 2 2 2 2 1941 1964
Lawrence 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Maries 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
McDonald 1 1 1 1 1 1968 1968
Miller 2 2 5 2 2 1991 2006
Moniteau 1 1 3 1 1 2005 2005
Montgomery 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Morgan 2 2 2 2 2 1966 1966
Newton 1 1 1 1 1 1958 1958
Oregon 3 4 3 4 4 1901 1941
Osage 2 2 1 1 1
Ozark 6 7 9 7 7 1902 2008
Phelps 3 4 3 3 3 1933 1945
Polk 4 4 3 3 4 2008 2012
Pulaski 3 3 3 3 3 1933 2004
Reynolds 1 1 1 1 1 1939 1939
Saint Clair 16 21 14 17 18 1936 2008
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Shannon 4 4 4 4 4 1941 1963
Stone 2 6 5 4 4 1906 1966
Taney 6 6 9 6 6 1948 2002
Texas 2 2 2 2 2 1976 2004
Vernon 1 1 1 1 1
Washington 3 3 2 3 3 1909 2014
Wayne 5 6 6 6 6 1906 1946
Webster 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Wright 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Coluber flagellum (Eastern Coachwhip). 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 Butler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Claypan Prairie
2 Clay Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Iron Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Platte Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Meramec River Hills
2 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Saint Louis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Warren Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
4 Cass Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
4 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
4 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Ray Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Ripley Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Ripley Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
6 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Saline Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
7 Clinton Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Stoddard Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Buchanan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Saint Charles Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Reptilia Laurenti, 1768 - Reptiles
Order:
Squamata Oppel, 1811 - Lizards and Snakes
Suborder:
Serpentes Linnaeus, 1758 - Snakes
Family:
Colubridae Oppel, 1811 - Typical Harmless Snakes
Genus:
Coluber Linnaeus, 1758 - North American Racers, Coachwhips, and Whipsnakes
Species:
Coluber flagellum Shaw, 1802 - Eastern Coachwhip

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms