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Sonora semiannulata Baird and Girard, 1853 - Variable Groundsnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
County map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Historical locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake). 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 Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Historical county map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake). 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 Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake) has a total of 280 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 6 counties and 40 localities. There are a total of 28 collectors and 65 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 74 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1937 and its most recent collection year is 2012. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 1 and September 27, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake) 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
Christian 1 1 1 1 1 1967 1967
McDonald 4 29 6 9 9 1958 1982
Ozark 8 66 4 12 13 1961 1982
Saint Clair 9 77 6 17 21 1937 1942
Stone 2 2 2 2 2 1946 1946
Taney 16 105 20 28 32 1946 2012

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Sonora semiannulata (Variable Groundsnake). 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 Benton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Greene Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Henry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
2 Hickory Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
4 Douglas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles White River Hills
4 Lawrence Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Barry Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Dissected Springfield Plateau-Elk River Hills
6 Cedar Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
6 Dade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Howell Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles White River Hills
6 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Dissected Springfield Plateau-Elk River Hills
6 Polk Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Camden Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Dallas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Morgan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Osage/Gasconade Hills
8 Texas Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
8 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
8 Webster Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Springfield Plateau
8 Wright Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles White River Hills
9 Pettis Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Ozark Highlands

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:
Sonora Baird and Girard, 1853 - North American Groundsnakes
Species:
Sonora semiannulata Baird and Girard, 1853 - Variable Groundsnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)