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Lithobates palustris (LeConte, 1825) - Pickerel Frog


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
County map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Historical locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog). 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 Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Historical county map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog). 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 Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Major Watersheds locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog) has a total of 280 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 68 counties and 188 localities. There are a total of 107 collectors and 179 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 189 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1884 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 29 and October 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 Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog) 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
Audrain 1 1 3 1 1 2006 2006
Barry 2 3 2 2 2 1964 1966
Barton 1 1 1 1 1 1987 1987
Benton 3 3 6 3 3 1946 2007
Boone 17 50 10 23 26 1931 2007
Butler 1 3 2 2 2 1906 1906
Callaway 4 4 5 4 4 1940 2000
Camden 3 3 3 3 3 1930 1978
Carter 3 4 6 4 4 1930 1989
Cedar 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Christian 4 5 5 4 4 1930 2013
Cole 1 1 1 1 1 1990 1990
Cooper 2 2 1 1 1
Crawford 4 5 7 5 5 1906 2008
Dade 7 8 4 5 5 1982 2015
Dallas 1 1 1 1 1 2010 2010
Dent 1 1 1 1 1 1909 1909
Douglas 2 3 2 2 2 1976 1976
Dunklin 1 1 1 1 1
Franklin 3 3 3 3 3 1971 1976
Gasconade 3 3 5 2 2 2002 2013
Greene 2 2 2 2 2 2002 2017
Henry 1 2 1 1 1 2008 2008
Hickory 2 3 2 2 2 1990 2006
Howell 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Iron 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Jasper 2 2 2 2 2 1934 1934
Jefferson 2 3 2 2 2 1899 1899
Johnson 2 2 2 2 2 1976 1976
Knox 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Laclede 2 2 3 2 2 1999 2005
Lawrence 2 4 3 2 2 1934 1938
Lincoln 8 12 8 6 10 1963 2014
Maries 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Marion 2 2 2 2 2 1933 1933
McDonald 3 3 5 3 3 1985 2010
Miller 3 10 5 3 3 1962 2006
Moniteau 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Monroe 1 1 1 1 1 1978 1978
Montgomery 2 3 6 3 3 1905 2001
Morgan 1 1 1 1 1
New Madrid 1 2 1 1 1
Oregon 2 7 6 4 5 1940 1973
Osage 1 1 1 1 1 1962 1962
Ozark 7 7 5 7 7 1976 2017
Perry 4 5 7 4 4 1964 2011
Pettis 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Phelps 2 2 5 2 2 1999 2003
Pike 4 5 4 4 4 1999 2017
Polk 8 10 3 7 7 1986 2017
Pulaski 14 29 12 16 17 1929 2004
Ralls 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Reynolds 2 2 2 2 2 1934 1964
Ripley 2 4 3 4 4 1967 2007
Saint Charles 2 2 3 2 2 2003 2003
Saint Clair 3 3 3 3 3 1931 1966
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 4 1 1 2004 2004
Saint Louis 3 8 2 3 3 1884 1909
Saline 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
Shannon 3 4 3 3 3 1963 2010
Stone 5 5 6 5 5 1970 1981
Taney 4 5 6 5 5 1967 2008
Texas 3 3 3 3 3 1983 2005
Warren 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Washington 2 2 1 2 2 1990 1990
Wayne 2 2 2 2 2 1940 1940
Webster 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Wright 3 3 5 3 3 2003 2016

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Lithobates palustris (Pickerel Frog). 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 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
2 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Vernon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Adair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Cass Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Clark Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Jackson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Macon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Macon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Mississippi Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
6 Scotland Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Scott Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
7 Pemiscot Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
7 Stoddard Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Schuyler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
9 Chariton Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Irregular Plains
10 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Amphibia Gray, 1825 - Amphibians
Order:
Anura Fischer von Waldheim, 1813 - Frogs
Family:
Ranidae Rafinesque, 1814 - True Frogs
Genus:
Lithobates Fitzinger, 1843 - American Water Frogs
Species:
Lithobates palustris (LeConte, 1825) - Pickerel Frog

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms