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Lithobates sylvaticus (LeConte, 1825) - Wood Frog


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

County Map

County map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
County map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Historical locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood 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 8 April 2021.

Historical County Map

Historical county map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Historical county map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood 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 8 April 2021.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Major Watersheds locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Native Status

Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog) has a total of 58 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 19 counties and 35 localities. There are a total of 31 collectors and 35 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 38 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1906 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are February 2 and December 18, 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 sylvaticus (Wood 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
Barry 1 3 1 1 1 1986 1986
Carter 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Cooper 1 1 1 1 1
Crawford 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Dent 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2020
Iron 1 1 2 1 1 2015 2015
Jefferson 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Macon 5 8 6 6 6 1994 2020
Marion 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Montgomery 1 1 3 1 1 2006 2006
Reynolds 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Ripley 2 3 7 2 2 2004 2009
Saint Charles 1 4 3 1 2 1995 1995
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Saint Louis 3 4 3 3 3 1912 2010
Shannon 2 2 3 2 2 2004 2015
Stone 3 5 2 5 5 1906 1909
Taney 1 1 1 1 1 2020 2020
Warren 7 18 6 7 8 1978 2020

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood 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 Chariton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Christian Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Linn Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Butler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Black River Hills Border
4 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Greene Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Madison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Oregon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
4 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Eastern Ozark Border
4 Saint Francois Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
6 Adair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Adair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Lawrence Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Osage Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Perry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Eastern Ozark Border
6 Phelps Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Meramec River Hills
6 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Washington Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
6 Washington Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Meramec River Hills
6 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles St. Francois Knobs and Basins
7 McDonald Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Monroe Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
7 Newton Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Ralls Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Irregular Plains
8 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Eastern Ozark Border
8 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Clark Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Douglas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Douglas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
8 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Livingston Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Ozark Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
8 Sullivan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
10 Boone Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Boone Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Claypan Prairie
10 Moniteau Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Saline Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
11 Morgan Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Ozark Highlands
11 Morgan Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Central Irregular 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 sylvaticus (LeConte, 1825) - Wood Frog

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms