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Pantherophis vulpinus (Baird and Girard, 1853) - Eastern Foxsnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
County map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Historical locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake). 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 Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Historical county map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake). 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 Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake) has a total of 22 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 6 counties and 17 localities. There are a total of 10 collectors and 13 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 13 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1900 and its most recent collection year is 2014. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 9 and October 1, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake) 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
Clark 1 1 1 1 1 1980 1980
Lewis 1 2 2 2 2 1998 1998
Lincoln 3 4 2 2 2 1993 1993
Pike 1 3 1 1 1 2008 2008
Saint Charles 9 10 5 8 8 1900 2010
Saint Louis 1 1 1 1 1 2014 2014

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Pantherophis vulpinus (Eastern Foxsnake). 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 Jefferson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Middle Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Marion Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Warren Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
8 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Montgomery Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Scotland Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Shelby Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
9 Sainte Genevieve Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Saint Francois Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Ralls Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
10 Ralls Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills

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:
Pantherophis Fitzinger, 1843 - North American Ratsnakes
Species:
Pantherophis vulpinus (Baird and Girard, 1853) - Eastern Foxsnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms