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Spea bombifrons (Cope, 1863) - Plains Spadefoot


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
County map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Historical locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot). 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 Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Historical county map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot). 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 Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Major Watersheds locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot) has a total of 335 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 22 counties and 61 localities. There are a total of 10 collectors and 47 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 52 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1942 and its most recent collection year is 2013. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 26 and October 4, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot) 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
Andrew 4 5 1 3 3 1966 1967
Atchison 2 2 2 2 2 1942 1986
Boone 2 4 1 2 2 1969 1970
Buchanan 1 1 1 1 1 1986 1986
Callaway 8 40 4 7 9 1969 2013
Chariton 1 1 2 1 1 1992 1992
Clay 2 2 2 2 2 1942 1980
Cole 1 1 1 1 1 1981 1981
Cooper 3 4 1 2 2 1975 1975
Franklin 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Howard 7 86 5 7 8 1969 2001
Jackson 6 126 2 10 11 1942 1981
Lafayette 1 2 1 1 1 1942 1942
Moniteau 2 2 3 2 2 1981 1998
Montgomery 1 18 2 1 2 1969 1969
Osage 2 3 1 1 1 1976 1976
Platte 1 1 1 1 1 1942 1942
Ray 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Saint Charles 5 16 2 5 5 1975 2010
Saint Louis 2 4 1 1 1 1975 1975
Saline 1 3 1 1 1 1977 1977
Warren 7 12 2 3 3 1969 1975

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Spea bombifrons (Plains Spadefoot). 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 Gasconade Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles River Hills
2 Holt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
4 Carroll Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
6 Clinton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Johnson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Lincoln Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
6 Miller Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
6 Nodaway Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Steeply Rolling Loess Prairies
6 Randolph Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles River Hills
7 De Kalb Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Western Corn Belt Plains
7 Jefferson Same Level III ecoregion, within 20 miles Interior River Valleys and Hills
8 Audrain Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Monroe Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Pettis Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills
8 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Upper Mississippi Alluvial Plain
8 Pike Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles River Hills

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Amphibia Gray, 1825 - Amphibians
Order:
Anura Fischer von Waldheim, 1813 - Frogs
Family:
Scaphiopodidae Cope, 1865 - North American Spadefoots
Genus:
Spea Cope, 1866 - Western Spadefoots
Species:
Spea bombifrons (Cope, 1863) - Plains Spadefoot

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)