Sept. 1, 1958 - 5th state record
(1); Portageville; New Madrid Co.; C. Moody; R & E, BB 25:2.
Sept. 28, 1972 - 7th state record
(Male); Busch CA; St. Charles Co.; m. obs.; R & E, BB 40:8.
Sept. 30 - Nov. 13, 1967 - 6th state record and high count
(4 - 1 male and 3 females); Specimen, male (NWMSU, DAE 1474); Busch CA, St. Charles Co.; Mildred Schaeffer et al; R & E, Easterla and Anderson 1969; Females disappeared after a few days, and the male was found dead on Nov. 13.
Oct. 27, 1945 - 1st state record
(Adult male); Pleasant Hill, Cass Co.; A. Shirling; R & E, BB 12:60.
Nov. 11-23, 1952 - 2nd state record
(Immature male); Busch CA, St. Charles Co.; A. Bennitt et al; R & E, BB 20:1.
Dec. 19, 2011-Jan. 13, 2012 - 8th state record and 1st winter record
(Adult male); Photographed; Private residence near Crosstown, Perry Co.; Nancy Thompson (documentation with photographs); 25th Annual MBRC Report, 2011-97.
Photographed here, 10 Jan. 2012,
by Joshua Uffman
March 13, 1955 - 3rd state record
(Male); Gasconade River near Hartville, Wright Co.; H. Hedges, O. Hawksley; R & E, Easterla and Anderson 1969.
May 2, 2013 - 9th state record
(Adult male); Crews residence in Pleasant Hill, Cass Co.; Teresa Crews (documentation with photographs), Charles Crews. 26th Annual MBRC Report, 2013-26.
May 5, 1958 - 4th state record
(1); Forest Hill Cemetery, Jackson Co.; Tatum; R & E, Easterla and Anderson 1969.