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Pituophis catenifer (Blainville, 1835) - Bullsnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

County Map

County map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
County map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Historical locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake). 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 15 November 2014.

Historical County Map

Historical county map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Historical county map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake). 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 15 November 2014.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake).
Map created 15 November 2014.

Collection Summary

Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake) has a total of 80 collections representing 29 counties and 67 localities. There are a total of 24 collectors and 54 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 55 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1899 and its most recent collection year is 2013. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 1 and November 15, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake) 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 2 2 3 2 2 1952 1964
Barton 1 1 1 1 1 1936 1936
Bates 2 2 2 2 2 1962 2007
Boone 1 1 1 1 1 1946 1946
Buchanan 3 3 3 3 3 1940 1957
Cass 3 3 2 3 3 1940 1961
Clark 1 1 1 1 1 2013 2013
Dade 2 2 2 2 2 1999 2007
Greene 11 15 6 12 12 1959 2011
Harrison 1 1 1 1 1 1941 1941
Henry 1 1 1 1 1 1959 1959
Holt 2 2 2 2 2 1966 1994
Jackson 4 5 2 4 4 1938 1960
Jasper 6 7 5 5 6 1899 2002
Lafayette 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Lawrence 3 3 4 3 3 1962 2013
Nodaway 2 6 1 2 2 1937 1940
Phelps 1 2 1 1 1
Polk 2 2 4 2 2 1959 2006
Ray 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Reynolds 1 1 1 1 1
Saint Charles 2 2 2 2 2 1935 1935
Saint Clair 2 2 2 2 2 1974 1974
Saint Louis 3 3 2 2 2 2013 2013
Saline 2 2 2 2 2 1934 1934
Stone 1 2 2 2 2 1907 1907
Taney 1 2 1 1 1
Vernon 4 4 2 4 4 1937 1957
Wright 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Pituophis catenifer (Bullsnake). 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 Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
2 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
2 Christian Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 McDonald Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Platte Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Callaway Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Claypan Prairie
4 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Chariton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
4 Dent Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
4 Franklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
4 Johnson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Wooded Osage Plains
4 Shannon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Current River Hills
4 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Central Plateau
5 Atchison Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
5 Clay Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
6 Benton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Clinton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 De Kalb Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Gentry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Grundy Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Iron Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Laclede Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Lewis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Mercer Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Claypan Prairie
6 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Central Plateau
6 Warren Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Wayne Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Current River Hills
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Worth Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
7 Dallas Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Douglas Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
7 Jefferson Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
8 Carter Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Current River Hills
8 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Daviess Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
8 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Claypan Prairie
8 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
8 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Cherokee Plains
8 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Pulaski Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Central Plateau
9 Crawford Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Madison Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Saint Francois Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
9 Washington Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands
10 Caldwell Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Claypan Prairie
10 Knox Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Loess Flats and Till Plains
10 Maries Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Moniteau Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills
10 Ozark Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county Central Plateau
10 Scotland 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:
Pituophis Holbrook, 1842 - Bullsnakes, Pinesnakes, and Gopher Snakes
Species:
Pituophis catenifer (Blainville, 1835) - Bullsnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)