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Eurycea spelaea Stejneger, 1892 - Grotto Salamander


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
County map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Historical locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto 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 spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Historical county map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto 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 spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Eurycea spelaea (Grotto Salamander) has a total of 777 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 22 counties and 120 localities. There are a total of 105 collectors and 177 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 191 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1891 and its most recent collection year is 2008. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 4 and December 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 Eurycea spelaea (Grotto 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 4 48 7 7 8 1891 1984
Camden 10 97 21 30 31 1930 1978
Carter 6 16 7 9 9 1930 2008
Christian 4 36 9 5 5 1949 1982
Crawford 3 4 5 4 4 1930 2008
Dent 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Greene 2 4 2 2 2 1967 1973
Jasper 2 13 2 2 3 1927 1927
Laclede 4 10 6 6 6 1940 1961
Lawrence 1 1 1 1 1 2003 2003
McDonald 6 6 2 6 6 1952 1985
Newton 2 3 1 3 3 1944 1944
Oregon 2 5 6 4 4 1906 1941
Ozark 2 3 2 2 2 1950 1976
Phelps 4 10 5 6 6 1939 2000
Pulaski 21 119 20 31 32 1929 2004
Ripley 1 2 2 1 1 2007 2007
Shannon 13 22 11 13 13 1934 2008
Stone 20 225 28 45 50 1892 2000
Taney 2 2 6 2 2 1936 2006
Webster 1 1 3 1 1 2005 2005
Wright 7 10 11 6 7 1904 2007

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Eurycea spelaea (Grotto 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 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Douglas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Maries Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Miller Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Reynolds Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
4 Benton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Butler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Meramec River Hills
4 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Washington Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Meramec River Hills
4 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Barton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Iron Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Osage Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Jefferson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Meramec River Hills
8 Saint Clair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
9 Moniteau Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands

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 spelaea Stejneger, 1892 - Grotto Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms