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Eurycea longicauda (Green, 1818) - Long-tailed Salamander


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
County map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Historical locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed 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 Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Historical county map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed 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 Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed Salamander) has a total of 782 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 59 counties and 304 localities. There are a total of 174 collectors and 295 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 344 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1887 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 8 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 Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed 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
Barry 14 21 11 12 13 1941 2009
Benton 2 7 1 2 2 1946 1962
Bollinger 1 1 2 1 1 1999 1999
Boone 7 14 6 8 9 1940 2002
Butler 2 2 2 2 2 1935 1992
Callaway 1 1 1 1 1 2011 2011
Camden 7 25 7 9 9 1947 1978
Cape Girardeau 1 8 2 2 2 1994 1996
Carter 8 10 7 8 8 1930 1989
Christian 7 12 14 8 9 1960 2013
Crawford 8 9 8 7 9 1930 1966
Dade 1 1 3 1 1 2011 2011
Dallas 2 2 3 2 2 2001 2010
Dent 3 4 3 3 3 1933 1964
Douglas 3 8 3 3 3 1928 1960
Franklin 7 10 9 7 8 1906 1977
Gasconade 2 2 6 2 2 1983 2013
Greene 4 8 7 4 4 1959 2013
Hickory 1 4 1 1 1 1967 1967
Howell 2 2 2 2 2 1976 2005
Iron 12 32 24 10 22 1950 2009
Jasper 5 27 3 5 6 1904 1958
Jefferson 16 41 17 18 20 1898 1971
Johnson 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Laclede 1 5 1 1 1 1961 1961
Lincoln 2 3 2 3 3 1963 2009
Madison 4 6 7 3 3 1971 2011
Maries 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Marion 1 5 2 1 2 1958 1958
McDonald 21 30 5 20 20 1913 2009
Miller 9 44 11 9 9 1948 1997
Moniteau 1 1 3 1 1 2008 2008
Montgomery 1 3 2 1 1 2001 2001
Morgan 1 1 1 1 1 1951 1951
New Madrid 1 1 1 1 1
Newton 7 26 5 10 10 1944 1985
Oregon 8 46 8 8 9 1928 2011
Ozark 8 15 8 9 9 1902 2014
Perry 2 8 2 1 2
Pettis 1 2 2 1 2 1972 1972
Phelps 4 5 4 4 4 1900 2002
Pike 8 11 6 7 8 1971 2017
Polk 1 1 2 1 1 2010 2010
Pulaski 9 35 7 9 9 1941 1966
Ralls 1 3 1 1 1 1999 1999
Reynolds 10 36 16 7 18 1963 1989
Ripley 5 5 4 5 5 1945 2007
Saint Clair 3 3 3 3 3 1931 1945
Sainte Genevieve 4 5 6 4 4 1956 2010
Saint Francois 2 2 4 2 2 2007 2008
Saint Louis 9 20 7 10 10 1887 1996
Scott 1 1 1 1 1 1984 1984
Shannon 6 6 7 6 6 1963 1976
Stone 25 139 24 43 45 1904 1985
Taney 8 17 11 9 11 1967 2015
Warren 3 3 2 3 3 1981 2012
Washington 6 12 8 8 9 1906 1965
Wayne 4 7 7 5 5 1946 1970
Wright 5 17 6 4 4 1928 1979

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Eurycea longicauda (Long-tailed 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 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Lawrence Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Osage Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Saint Charles Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Stoddard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Black River Hills Border
2 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles White River Hills
4 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Barton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Saline Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
7 Lewis Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
7 Mississippi Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
8 Cass Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Jackson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
10 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Wooded Osage Plains
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:
Plethodontidae Gray, 1850 - Lungless Salamanders
Genus:
Eurycea Rafinesque, 1822 - Brook Salamanders
Species:
Eurycea longicauda (Green, 1818) - Long-tailed Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

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