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Ophisaurus attenuatus Cope, 1880 - Western Slender Glass Lizard


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

County Map

County map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
County map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Historical locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard). 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 Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Historical county map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard). 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 Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Major Watersheds locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard).
Map created 8 April 2021.

Native Status

Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard) has a total of 166 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 66 counties and 132 localities. There are a total of 82 collectors and 116 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 123 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1895 and its most recent collection year is 2020. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 27 and October 24, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard) 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
Adair 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Audrain 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Barton 8 8 7 7 7 1935 2018
Benton 2 2 2 2 2 1962 2003
Boone 1 1 1 1 1 1933 1933
Butler 2 2 3 2 2 1970 1970
Caldwell 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2020
Callaway 5 5 4 4 4 1982 2018
Camden 1 1 1 1 1 1931 1931
Carter 2 2 2 2 2 2001 2009
Cass 2 2 2 2 2 2004 2007
Cedar 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Chariton 1 1 1 1 1 2002 2002
Clark 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Clay 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Cole 2 2 2 2 2 1983 1999
Crawford 3 3 3 2 3 1965 2002
Dade 5 5 6 4 4 1974 2015
Dallas 2 2 2 2 2 2012 2018
Daviess 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Dent 1 1 1 1 1 1941 1941
Franklin 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Gasconade 1 1 1 1 1 1965 1965
Gentry 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Greene 7 7 6 7 7 1961 2019
Howell 3 4 5 4 4 1906 2007
Iron 2 3 3 2 2 1999 2009
Jackson 5 8 1 5 5 1936 1941
Jasper 1 2 2 2 2 1899 1899
Jefferson 5 8 3 3 3 1897 1932
Johnson 7 8 5 7 8 1960 1992
Lawrence 1 4 1 1 1
Lincoln 2 2 2 2 2 1981 2004
Linn 1 1 1 1 1 1996 1996
Macon 1 1 1 1 1 1992 1992
Madison 1 1 4 1 1 2009 2009
Maries 1 1 1 1 1 1982 1982
Miller 2 2 2 2 2 1974 1974
Moniteau 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Montgomery 2 2 4 2 2 1970 2009
Newton 2 3 4 3 3 1984 2002
Nodaway 1 2 2 1 2 1905 1905
Oregon 2 3 3 3 3 1901 1956
Osage 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Ozark 1 1 1 1 1
Perry 1 1 1 1 1 1971 1971
Pettis 2 2 2 2 2 1899 1949
Phelps 2 2 2 2 2 2011 2011
Pike 3 4 1 2 2 1995 1996
Polk 3 3 4 3 3 1971 2007
Pulaski 1 2 1 1 1
Reynolds 2 2 2 2 2 1963 1976
Ripley 1 1 1 1 1 2008 2008
Saint Clair 2 12 2 5 5 1941 1978
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 2 1 1 2011 2011
Saint Francois 1 1 1 1 1
Saint Louis 3 6 4 2 4 1909 1909
Stone 1 1 1 1 1
Taney 1 1 1 1 1 1948 1948
Texas 2 2 2 2 2 1996 2003
Vernon 1 2 1 2 2 1987 1988
Warren 2 2 2 2 2 2018 2018
Washington 1 1 1 1 1 1989 1989
Wayne 1 1 2 1 1 1976 1976
Webster 1 1 2 1 1 1987 1987
Wright 1 1 1 1 1 1895 1895

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Ophisaurus attenuatus (Western Slender Glass Lizard). 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 Andrew Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Cherokee Plains
2 Christian Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Clinton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 De Kalb Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Laclede Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Prairie Ozark Border
2 Ralls Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Ray Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Saint Charles Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Scotland Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
2 Shannon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Current River Hills
4 Bollinger Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Cape Girardeau Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
4 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Lafayette Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Buchanan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Prairie Ozark Border
6 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Harrison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Livingston Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Marion Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 McDonald Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Platte Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Putnam Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Saline Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 Schuyler Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Stoddard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Black River Hills Border
6 Sullivan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
7 Douglas Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Grundy Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Holt Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Rolling Loess Prairies
11 Atchison Same Level III ecoregion, adjacent county Western Corn Belt 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:
Lacertilia Oppel, 1811 - Lizards
Family:
Anguidae Gray, 1825 - Glass Lizards and Alligator Lizards
Genus:
Ophisaurus Daudin, 1803 - Glass Lizards
Species:
Ophisaurus attenuatus Cope, 1880 - Western Slender Glass Lizard

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)