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Opheodrys aestivus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Northern Rough Greensnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
County map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Historical locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake). 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 Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Historical county map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake). 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 Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake) has a total of 288 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 75 counties and 226 localities. There are a total of 87 collectors and 195 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 202 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1890 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 1 and November 3, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake) 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 5 5 4 5 5 1930 2007
Barton 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Benton 3 4 2 2 2 2004 2004
Boone 7 9 8 8 9 1940 1998
Butler 4 4 6 4 4 1949 1970
Callaway 3 3 1 3 3 1998 2002
Camden 6 6 4 6 6 1974 2013
Cape Girardeau 3 4 3 4 4 1993 1996
Carter 3 4 5 4 4 1930 2008
Cass 1 1 2 1 1 2004 2004
Cedar 6 6 5 5 5 1944 2017
Christian 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
Cole 2 2 2 2 2 1983 2003
Cooper 1 2 3 1 1 1997 1997
Crawford 3 4 4 4 4 1898 2003
Dade 4 4 4 4 4 1985 2007
Dallas 5 5 7 5 5 1954 2010
Dent 1 3 2 2 2 1909 1909
Douglas 2 2 3 2 2 1978 1993
Dunklin 2 3 2 2 2 1935 1962
Franklin 3 3 3 3 3 1915 1971
Gasconade 4 4 1 2 2 2008 2011
Greene 6 6 5 6 6 2002 2016
Henry 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Hickory 5 5 4 3 3 1964 2005
Howard 7 7 3 6 6 1999 2006
Howell 1 1 1 1 1 1998 1998
Iron 1 1 1 1 1 1979 1979
Jackson 15 16 3 10 10 1932 1978
Jasper 2 4 3 3 3 1906 2000
Jefferson 8 14 4 6 7 1903 1938
Johnson 8 21 7 10 10 1940 1989
Laclede 4 4 2 3 3 2002 2004
Lafayette 1 1 1 1 1 1987 1987
Lawrence 4 4 4 3 3 1939 2003
Lewis 1 1 1 1 1
Lincoln 2 6 1 5 5 1978 2006
Madison 3 3 4 3 3 2003 2007
Maries 4 4 4 4 4 2000 2013
McDonald 2 3 2 2 2 1930 1976
Miller 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Mississippi 2 2 2 2 2 1962 2007
Moniteau 2 2 1 1 1 2000 2000
Montgomery 2 3 2 3 3 1905 2000
Morgan 2 2 1 1 1
Oregon 1 2 2 2 2 1900 1900
Osage 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2003
Ozark 4 5 5 4 4 1893 2003
Perry 2 3 2 3 3 1983 2011
Pettis 1 1 2 1 1 1997 1997
Phelps 1 2 2 2 2 1898 1898
Pike 2 3 2 2 2 2002 2002
Polk 5 5 4 5 5 1982 2015
Pulaski 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Randolph 3 3 1 3 3 1999 2001
Reynolds 2 2 2 2 2 1964 1964
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1 2008 2008
Saint Charles 1 1 1 1 1 2009 2009
Saint Clair 3 7 4 4 4 1957 2007
Sainte Genevieve 2 2 2 2 2 2014 2014
Saint Francois 1 1 3 1 1 2008 2008
Saint Louis 3 6 5 5 6 1890 1971
Saline 1 1 1 1 1 2005 2005
Scott 2 3 3 2 2 1961 2011
Shannon 3 4 3 3 3 2006 2008
Stoddard 2 2 2 1 1 2005 2005
Stone 3 7 3 7 7 1892 1966
Taney 3 3 5 3 3 1962 2014
Texas 4 5 5 5 5 1976 2004
Vernon 4 4 4 4 4 1969 2017
Warren 2 3 2 2 2 2000 2000
Washington 1 3 2 3 3 1909 1935
Wayne 6 7 6 6 6 1900 1962
Webster 2 3 3 3 3 1961 2003
Wright 2 2 1 2 2 2002 2003

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Opheodrys aestivus (Northern Rough Greensnake). 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 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Claypan Prairie
2 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Clay Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 New Madrid Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Northern Holocene Meander Belts
2 Pemiscot Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Saint Francis Lowlands
2 Platte Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Ralls Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Ray Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Saint Francois Knobs and Basins
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Bluff Hills
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Chariton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
4 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Dissected Springfield Plateau-Elk River Hills
6 Macon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Marion Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
7 Clinton Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
8 Buchanan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Linn Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Clark Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Claypan Prairie
10 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains

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:
Opheodrys Fitzinger, 1843 - Greensnakes
Species:
Opheodrys aestivus (Linnaeus, 1766) - Northern Rough Greensnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

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