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Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Gartersnake


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

County Map

County map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
County map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Currently unavailable: Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Historical locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake). 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 Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Historical county map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake). 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 Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Major Watersheds locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake).
Map created 28 February 2018.

Native Status

Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake) has a total of 662 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 114 counties and 447 localities. There are a total of 178 collectors and 422 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 440 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1884 and its most recent collection year is 2017. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are January 2 and November 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 Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Gartersnake) 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 3 3 3 3 3 1971 2012
Andrew 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2017
Atchison 2 2 1 1 1 2017 2017
Audrain 6 7 2 6 6 1997 2013
Barry 4 9 5 7 7 1927 1968
Barton 5 5 3 3 3 1962 2015
Bates 5 5 3 5 5 1955 1976
Benton 3 3 3 3 3 1915 1967
Bollinger 1 1 5 1 1 2008 2008
Boone 9 14 7 11 12 1971 2008
Buchanan 3 10 2 3 3 1933 1947
Butler 2 4 2 4 4 1994 1995
Caldwell 7 7 2 3 3 1992 2017
Callaway 1 1 1 1 1 2000 2000
Camden 2 2 2 2 2 1985 2002
Cape Girardeau 4 4 4 4 4 1914 1995
Carroll 2 2 2 2 2 1982 2016
Carter 2 2 2 2 2 1989 1989
Cass 5 5 4 5 5 1956 2008
Cedar 2 2 1 2 2 2012 2017
Chariton 3 5 3 4 4 1999 2015
Christian 4 4 7 4 4 1967 2002
Clark 2 2 2 2 2 2013 2013
Clay 10 11 12 11 11 1939 1966
Clinton 2 3 2 2 2 1961 1967
Cole 1 1 1 1 1 1999 1999
Cooper 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2005
Crawford 2 6 3 5 6 1898 1965
Dade 3 3 5 3 3 1993 2006
Dallas 3 3 2 3 3 2004 2014
Daviess 3 3 1 1 1 2016 2016
De Kalb 3 3 2 2 2 1986 2016
Dent 2 4 4 4 4 1909 1941
Douglas 1 1 1 1 1 1973 1973
Dunklin 1 1 2 1 1 2008 2008
Franklin 5 6 7 5 5 1933 1971
Gasconade 1 1 1 1 1 1991 1991
Gentry 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Greene 25 28 10 27 27 1960 2017
Grundy 6 8 5 8 8 1961 2009
Harrison 2 2 3 2 2 1983 1992
Henry 3 3 2 2 2 1982 2004
Hickory 6 6 6 5 5 1966 2006
Holt 6 46 9 23 24 1966 2017
Howard 3 3 3 3 3 1968 2002
Howell 1 1 2 1 1 1952 1952
Iron 3 3 5 3 3 1933 2007
Jackson 30 104 9 32 32 1908 2004
Jasper 1 2 2 2 2 1899 1899
Jefferson 5 10 6 7 8 1900 1964
Johnson 14 22 18 19 21 1949 1997
Knox 4 4 3 4 4 1992 2012
Laclede 1 2 3 2 2 2000 2000
Lafayette 3 3 3 3 3 1984 1997
Lawrence 3 3 4 3 3 1967 2015
Lewis 3 3 3 3 3 1986 2000
Lincoln 3 4 1 4 4 1978 2017
Linn 2 3 3 2 3 1984 1984
Livingston 4 4 2 4 4 1982 2017
Macon 3 3 3 3 3 1996 2017
Madison 2 3 3 2 2 2003 2007
Maries 3 3 3 3 3 1967 1982
Marion 3 9 2 8 8 1946 2015
McDonald 3 3 3 3 3 1930 1982
Mercer 1 1 1 1 1 1983 1983
Miller 4 4 4 4 4 1965 1982
Mississippi 2 2 2 2 2 1938 2007
Moniteau 2 2 3 2 2 1992 1996
Monroe 3 3 3 3 3 1999 2008
Montgomery 2 3 5 3 3 1907 2003
Morgan 1 1 1 1 1 1966 1966
New Madrid 1 1 2 1 1 1995 1995
Newton 2 2 4 2 2 1984 2012
Nodaway 1 1 3 1 1 2015 2015
Oregon 3 5 4 4 4 1900 1973
Osage 2 2 2 2 2 1992 2015
Ozark 1 2 2 2 2 1902 1902
Pemiscot 1 1 1 1 1 1938 1938
Perry 5 5 7 4 4 1994 2011
Pettis 9 9 4 8 8 1939 2015
Phelps 4 5 5 5 5 1900 2013
Pike 7 7 6 7 7 1948 2016
Platte 2 2 2 2 2 1962 1962
Polk 11 12 6 9 9 1973 2015
Pulaski 2 2 2 2 2 1929 1976
Putnam 1 1 1 1 1 2015 2015
Ralls 2 2 2 2 2 1997 2017
Randolph 7 7 3 7 7 1983 2007
Ray 2 2 2 2 2 1960 1960
Reynolds 3 3 4 3 3 1964 1997
Ripley 2 2 4 2 2 2006 2007
Saint Charles 24 29 12 24 25 1929 1993
Saint Clair 7 15 9 9 9 1936 2007
Sainte Genevieve 1 1 3 1 1 2004 2004
Saint Francois 3 3 5 2 3 1929 2008
Saint Louis 8 20 6 13 14 1884 1971
Saline 2 2 3 2 2 1992 2004
Schuyler 3 3 2 3 3 1985 2015
Scotland 4 4 3 4 4 1986 2004
Scott 4 4 4 3 3 2007 2011
Shannon 3 4 3 4 4 1963 1977
Shelby 1 1 1 1 1 1997 1997
Stoddard 3 3 4 3 3 1972 2005
Stone 5 10 5 6 6 1892 2005
Sullivan 4 4 3 4 4 2005 2012
Taney 3 3 4 2 2 2008 2014
Texas 7 7 3 4 4 1977 2004
Vernon 2 2 1 2 2 1976 1987
Warren 3 3 4 3 3 2001 2009
Washington 3 4 5 4 4 1942 1992
Wayne 5 6 4 4 4 1937 2010
Webster 4 4 3 3 4 2001 2005
Worth 1 1 1 1 1 1961 1961
Wright 2 2 2 2 2 1960 2003

Potential County Records

There are no potential county records for this species as it has been verified in every Missouri county.

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:
Thamnophis Fitzinger, 1843 - North American Gartersnakes
Species:
Thamnophis sirtalis (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Gartersnake

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms

(none)