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Terrapene carolina (Linnaeus, 1758) - Three-toed Box Turtle


Collection Summary

Terrapene carolina (Three-toed Box Turtle) has a total of 677 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 88 counties and 534 localities. There are a total of 189 collectors and 372 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 401 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1878 and its most recent collection year is 2019. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are March 1 and December 21, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Terrapene carolina (Three-toed Box Turtle) 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
Adair 1 1 1 1 1 2006 2006
Audrain 2 2 1 1 1 2002 2002
Barry 4 20 4 4 4 1930 1955
Barton 7 7 6 7 7 1955 2018
Bates 1 1 1 1 1 1988 1988
Benton 5 5 6 5 5 1940 2017
Bollinger 4 4 4 4 4 1946 2005
Boone 10 15 7 9 11 1964 1999
Butler 7 10 7 8 9 1898 1994
Callaway 9 9 7 9 9 1938 2005
Camden 8 8 5 5 5 1933 2019
Cape Girardeau 11 12 11 12 12 1950 2007
Carter 8 8 5 6 6 1930 1966
Cass 2 2 3 2 2 1941 2014
Cedar 11 12 9 10 11 1955 2018
Chariton 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Christian 6 6 7 6 6 1957 2016
Clark 1 1 1 1 1 1960 1960
Clay 1 1 1 1 1 1933 1933
Cole 11 11 9 8 8 1938 2016
Cooper 3 3 4 3 3 1965 1982
Crawford 6 10 11 8 8 1902 2019
Dade 13 13 4 8 8 1982 2017
Dallas 10 10 7 9 9 1954 2015
Dent 6 10 7 6 6 1909 2014
Douglas 5 6 4 4 5 1983 2008
Dunklin 2 3 3 2 2 1939 1995
Franklin 7 9 7 6 7 1933 2000
Gasconade 5 6 5 5 5 1933 2013
Greene 35 37 11 35 35 1965 2019
Harrison 1 1 1 1 1
Henry 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2014
Hickory 4 4 3 4 4 1992 2018
Howard 3 3 1 2 2 1999 1999
Howell 3 3 3 3 3 1932 2007
Iron 5 7 11 5 5 1940 2009
Jackson 3 4 2 4 4 1962 1983
Jasper 9 12 9 9 9 1930 2018
Jefferson 20 25 7 6 7 1893 2005
Johnson 8 12 12 10 11 1973 2014
Laclede 12 15 13 10 10 1933 2006
Lafayette 1 1 1 1 1 1994 1994
Lawrence 7 8 6 7 7 1942 2016
Lewis 2 3 2 2 2 2010 2010
Lincoln 1 2 1 2 2 1985 2013
Macon 1 1 1 1 1 2018 2018
Madison 4 4 6 4 4 1933 2003
Maries 5 5 5 5 5 1906 2019
Marion 1 2 1 1 1
McDonald 1 1 1 1 1 1976 1976
Miller 9 16 9 10 11 1934 2012
Moniteau 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2014
Monroe 1 1 1 1 1 2001 2001
Montgomery 4 5 6 4 5 1899 2015
Morgan 9 9 3 3 5 2002 2013
Newton 10 13 10 9 10 1924 2018
Oregon 9 9 4 5 5 2005 2017
Osage 3 3 3 3 3 1934 2015
Ozark 6 7 4 4 4 1984 2017
Perry 4 4 9 4 4 1994 2011
Pettis 7 7 5 7 7 1946 2015
Phelps 12 18 14 11 12 1930 2015
Pike 5 5 4 5 5 1934 2017
Platte 1 1 1 1 1 2011 2011
Polk 18 19 4 12 12 1975 2019
Pulaski 4 4 6 4 4 1949 2013
Ralls 1 1 1 1 1 2018 2018
Randolph 2 2 1 2 2 2000 2012
Reynolds 2 2 4 2 2 1941 1941
Ripley 3 3 4 3 3 1996 2008
Saint Charles 4 5 5 3 5 1973 1989
Saint Clair 9 13 17 9 11 1945 2017
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 1 1 1 2004 2004
Saint Francois 8 9 9 7 8 1894 2008
Saint Louis 5 11 3 8 8 1878 1968
Saline 3 3 2 3 3 1991 2018
Scott 5 5 5 4 5 1996 2011
Shannon 6 7 7 5 5 1932 2010
Stoddard 8 9 8 7 7 1962 2019
Stone 7 8 11 8 8 1927 2012
Taney 5 5 3 5 5 1982 2018
Texas 5 9 4 5 5 1930 2011
Vernon 7 9 7 7 7 1934 2018
Warren 6 23 3 5 5 1972 2005
Washington 5 6 3 5 5 1909 2005
Wayne 17 22 25 18 19 1934 2013
Webster 13 21 5 8 9 1932 2016
Wright 11 17 5 8 8 1932 2019