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Plethodon albagula Grobman, 1944 - Western Slimy Salamander


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Locality Map

Locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
County map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Historical locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander). 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 Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Historical county map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander). 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 Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Major Watersheds locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander) has a total of 566 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 50 counties and 258 localities. There are a total of 180 collectors and 248 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 304 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 January 13 and December 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 Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander) 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 14 33 12 17 17 1938 2009
Benton 1 1 1 1 1 1963 1963
Bollinger 2 2 3 2 2 1950 1999
Boone 1 1 1 1 1
Butler 3 7 3 4 4 1935 1950
Callaway 3 10 3 3 3 1975 2011
Camden 7 14 3 7 7 1931 1997
Cape Girardeau 3 5 5 5 5 1961 1996
Carter 4 13 9 7 7 1930 1997
Christian 7 15 8 7 7 1958 2017
Crawford 11 21 17 13 17 1899 2013
Dent 3 3 3 3 3 1909 1965
Douglas 4 6 5 4 4 1928 2007
Franklin 7 9 7 6 8 1965 1997
Gasconade 2 2 4 1 1 2013 2013
Greene 4 8 9 4 4 1950 2013
Howell 2 2 3 2 2 2001 2005
Iron 7 22 10 10 14 1963 2009
Jefferson 16 33 18 14 16 1897 2015
Laclede 2 2 2 2 2 2001 2003
Madison 8 8 11 5 8 1962 2013
Maries 5 7 5 5 5 1962 2009
McDonald 4 6 4 4 4 1952 1957
Miller 9 32 13 10 10 1962 2011
Moniteau 2 3 4 2 2 1966 2007
Montgomery 5 6 5 4 4 1901 2009
Morgan 2 2 3 2 2 1963 2002
Newton 3 5 2 4 4 1944 1944
Oregon 3 7 3 2 3 1938 1973
Osage 2 2 3 2 2 1991 2005
Ozark 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Perry 4 6 6 4 4 1963 2011
Phelps 8 13 10 7 8 1933 2016
Pulaski 11 31 9 11 11 1946 1976
Reynolds 3 7 6 2 6 1963 1963
Ripley 2 2 3 2 2 2007 2007
Saint Charles 1 1 1 1 1
Sainte Genevieve 4 4 4 4 4 1963 2013
Saint Francois 5 5 6 5 5 1971 2008
Saint Louis 9 14 6 7 7 1890 1965
Shannon 2 2 2 2 2 1963 1997
Stoddard 4 15 5 11 11 1966 1980
Stone 12 45 13 19 21 1892 1982
Taney 12 28 11 13 15 1953 2013
Texas 6 20 15 7 13 1976 2004
Warren 3 4 8 3 3 1976 2003
Washington 6 12 10 8 11 1909 1971
Wayne 9 30 18 17 21 1939 2015
Webster 2 7 2 3 3 1959 2002
Wright 5 15 4 4 4 1928 2011

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Plethodon albagula (Western Slimy Salamander). 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 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Cole Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Central Plateau
2 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
4 Cooper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles River Hills
5 Scott Same Level III ecoregion, within 10 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
6 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Howard Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Jasper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Lawrence Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Saint Clair Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
7 Pettis Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Ozark Highlands
8 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Dunklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Bluff Hills
8 Dunklin Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Lowlands Pleistocene Valley Trains
9 Mississippi Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
9 New Madrid Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Mississippi Alluvial Plain
10 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, adjacent county River Hills

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Amphibia Gray, 1825 - Amphibians
Order:
Caudata Scopoli, 1777 - Salamanders
Family:
Plethodontidae Gray, 1850 - Lungless Salamanders
Genus:
Plethodon Tschudi, 1838 - Woodland Salamanders
Species:
Plethodon albagula Grobman, 1944 - Western Slimy Salamander

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)