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Farancia abacura (Holbrook, 1836) - Western Mudsnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
County map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Historical locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake). 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 Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Historical county map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake). 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 Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake) has a total of 30 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 7 counties and 23 localities. There are a total of 23 collectors and 17 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 19 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1898 and its most recent collection year is 2013. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 29 and October 10, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake) 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
Bollinger 3 4 3 4 4 1935 1987
Butler 6 12 7 5 6 1898 1967
Mississippi 4 4 4 4 4 1935 2011
Pemiscot 3 3 2 2 3 1934 1934
Ripley 1 1 5 1 1 2006 2006
Stoddard 5 5 7 4 4 1967 2013
Wayne 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Farancia abacura (Western Mudsnake). 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 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Dunklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 New Madrid Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 New Madrid Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Scott Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands

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:
Farancia Gray, 1842 - Mudsnakes and Rainbow Snakes
Species:
Farancia abacura (Holbrook, 1836) - Western Mudsnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)