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Eurycea lucifuga Rafinesque, 1822 - Cave Salamander


Collection Summary

Eurycea lucifuga (Cave Salamander) has a total of 433 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 40 counties and 192 localities. There are a total of 162 collectors and 210 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 243 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1892 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 8 and November 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 Eurycea lucifuga (Cave 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 12 31 8 11 12 1892 1991
Benton 3 4 2 3 3 1941 1966
Butler 1 1 1 1 1 1935 1935
Camden 7 14 10 9 10 1930 1991
Cape Girardeau 1 3 2 1 1 1996 1996
Carter 12 25 20 14 17 1930 1997
Christian 3 6 11 3 5 1982 2003
Crawford 3 6 6 5 5 1930 2013
Dallas 2 2 3 2 2 1930 1965
Dent 2 2 2 2 2 1909 1933
Douglas 2 2 1 1 1 1928 1928
Franklin 5 10 10 8 8 1906 1971
Gasconade 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Greene 2 2 2 2 2 1933 2013
Howell 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Iron 8 10 9 7 10 1930 1976
Jasper 1 1 1 1 1
Jefferson 20 45 21 22 24 1902 2015
Laclede 2 2 3 2 2 1961 1992
McDonald 12 25 15 12 16 1906 2001
Miller 2 8 3 3 3 1962 1977
Morgan 1 1 1 1 1 1951 1951
Newton 2 2 2 2 2 1944 1944
Oregon 4 13 8 5 6 1928 1973
Ozark 3 8 5 3 4 1965 2007
Perry 5 7 6 6 7 1964 1993
Phelps 4 8 7 5 5 1980 2002
Pulaski 12 41 13 16 17 1941 2002
Reynolds 4 8 6 2 7 1963 1963
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 1 1 1 1964 1964
Saint Francois 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Saint Louis 4 6 4 4 4 1932 1996
Shannon 14 30 19 15 16 1928 2019
Stone 21 81 29 40 44 1892 1999
Taney 4 4 2 4 4 1966 1982
Texas 1 1 3 1 1 2001 2001
Washington 1 1 1 1 1 1965 1965
Wayne 3 10 4 3 3 1940 1964
Webster 1 1 3 1 1 2005 2005
Wright 3 3 4 3 3 1979 2006