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Hemidactylium scutatum (Temminck and Schlegel in Von Siebold, 1838) - Four-toed Salamander


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

County Map

County map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
County map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Historical locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed 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 3 August 2022.

Historical County Map

Historical county map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Historical county map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed 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 3 August 2022.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander).
Map created 3 August 2022.

Native Status

Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed Salamander) has a total of 99 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 22 counties and 39 localities. There are a total of 45 collectors and 38 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 43 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1956 and its most recent collection year is 2016. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 12 and October 16, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed 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
Benton 1 2 2 1 1 1991 1991
Butler 1 1 1 1 1 2007 2007
Camden 1 2 1 1 1 1985 1985
Carter 1 2 2 1 1 1990 1990
Crawford 1 1 1 1 1
Dent 1 2 1 1 1 1990 1990
Hickory 1 1 1 1 1 1998 1998
Iron 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Jefferson 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014
Laclede 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Lincoln 1 2 2 2 2 1979 1979
Madison 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Phelps 8 12 10 8 9 1982 2016
Reynolds 2 3 3 2 3 1964 1964
Ripley 2 2 4 2 2 1990 2000
Sainte Genevieve 3 4 3 3 3 1956 2010
Shannon 2 3 4 2 2 1990 1997
Stoddard 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Texas 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Warren 3 3 5 3 3 2002 2011
Washington 1 1 1 1 1 1988 1988
Wayne 4 52 13 5 6 1968 2010

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Hemidactylium scutatum (Four-toed 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 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
2 Montgomery Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Eastern Ozark Border
2 Pulaski Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
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
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Maries Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Saint Charles Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
6 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Miller Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Oregon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Osage Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Wright Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
7 Douglas Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Pettis Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Greene Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Saint Clair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
9 Cooper Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Moniteau Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Ozark Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Scott Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills

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:
Hemidactylium Tschudi, 1838 - Four-Toed Salamanders
Species:
Hemidactylium scutatum (Temminck and Schlegel in Von Siebold, 1838) - Four-toed Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)