Table Bc08: Amphibians and Reptiles of the East Osage River Basin

Table Bc08: Amphibians and Reptiles of the East Osage River Basin.
Common name Scientific name Missouri County*
Hellbender Cryptobranchus alleganiensis B, H, Ca, Mi, P, Co, O, Ma, L
Ringed salamander Ambystoma annulatum All
Spotted salamander Ambystoma maculatum All
Marbled salamander Ambystoma opacum L, O, Ma, P, Mi
Smallmouth salamander Ambystoma texanum O, Co
Eastern tiger salamander Ambystoma tigrinum tigrinum All
Central newt Notophthalmus viridescens louisianensis All
Longrail salamander Eurycea longicauda All
Cave salamander Eurycea lucifuga All
Graybelly salamander Eurycea multiplicata griseogaster Pa, La
Four-toed salamander Hemidactylium scutatum Ca, Mi, L, P, Ma
Slimy salamander Plethodon glutinosus glutinosus All
Southern redback salamander Plethodon serratus All
Grotto salamander Typhlotriton spelaeus B, H, Mo, Ca, L, P, Mi, Ma
Mudpuppy Necturus maculosus All
Plains spadefoot Scaphiopus bombifrons Co, O
Eastern american toad Bufo americanus All
Great plains toad Bufo cognatus Co, O
Woodhouse's toad Bufo woodhousei All
Blanchard's cricket frog Acris crepitans blanchardi All
Green treefrog Hyla cinerea Ca, L, Mi
Northern spring peeper Hyla crucifer crucifer All
Gray treefrog Hyla chrysoscelis All
Western chorus frog Pseudacris triseriata All
Eastern narrowmouth toad Gastrophryne carolinensis All
Great plains narrowmouth toad Gastrophryne olivacea O, Co
Northern crawfish frog Rana areolata circulosa Mi, Mo, Co
Plains leopard frog Rana blairi Co, O
Bullfrog Rana catesbeiana All
Green frog Rana clamitans All
Pickerel frog Rana palustris All
Common name Scientific name Missouri County*
Southern leopard frog Rana sphenocephala All
Wood frog Rana sylvatica Os
Common snapping turtle Chelydra serpentina serpentina All
Stinkpot Sternotherus odoratus All
Western painted turtle Chrysemys picta bellii All
Map turtle Graptemys geographica All
Mississippi map turtle Graptemys kohnii All
False map turtle Graptemys pseudogeographica pseudogeographica All
Missouri river cooter Pseudemys concinna metteri All
Three-toed box turtle Terrapene carolina triunguis All
Ornate box turtle Terrapene ornata ornata All
Red-eared slider Trachemys scripta elegans All
Midland smooth softshell Trionyx muticus vuticus All
Eastern spiny softshell Trionyx spinifer spinifer All
Northern fence lizard Sceloporus undulatus hyacinthinus All
Southern coal skink Eumeces anthracinus pluvialis All
Five-lined skink Eumeces fasciatus All
Broadhead skink Eumeces laticeps All
Ground skink Scincella lateralis All
Six-lined racerunner Cnemidophorus sexlineatus All
Western slender glass lizard Ophisaurus attenuatus attenuatus All
Western worm snake Carphophis amoenus vermis All
Northern scarlet snake Cemophora coccinea copei Ca, Mi, Ma, Pu
Eastern yellowbelly racer Coluber constrictor flaviventris All
Prairie ringneck snake Diadophis punctatus arnyi All
Great plains rat snake Elaphe guttata emoryi All
Black rat snake Elaphe obsoleta obsoleta All
Eastern hognose snake Heterodon platyrhinos All
Prairie kingsnake Lampropeltis calligaster calligaster All
Speckled kingsnake Lampropeltis getulus holbrooki All
Common name Scientific name Missouri County*
Red milk snake Lampropeltis triangulum syspila All
Eastern Coachwhip Masticophis fagellum flagellum All
Northern water snake Nerodia sipedon sipedon All
Rough green snake Opheodrys aestivus All
Bullsnake Pituophis melanoleucus sayi All
Midland brown snake Storeria dekayi wrightorum All
Northern redbelly snake Storeria occipitamaculata occipitomaculata All
Flathead snake Tantilla gracilis All
Western ribbon snake Thamnophis proximus proximus All
Eastern garter snake Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis All
Central lined snake Tropidoclonion lineatum annectens Ma, Mi, Ca, Mo, Co
Rough earth snake Virginia striatula All
Osage copperhead Agkistrodon contortrix phaeogaster All
Western cottonmouth Agkistrodon piscivorus leucostoma Hi, La, Pu, Ma, Mi, Ca
Timber rattlesnake Crotalus horridus All

Note*: B-Benton, H-Hickory, Mo-Morgan, C-Camden, L-Laclede, P-Pulaski, Mi-Miller, Ma-Maries, C-Cole, O-Osage

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