Arachnids of North Carolina
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Kleptochthonius multispinosus - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Order: PSEUDOSCORPIONESFamily: Chthoniidae                                                                                 
Identification
Online Description/Photos: BugGuide, Google Images, iNaturalist, Wikipedia
Total Length: Body length 1.5 - 3 mm
Distribution in North Carolina
Comments: Southeast US
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
Adult phenology:
 High Mountains (HM) ≥ 4,000 ft.
 Low Mountains (LM) < 4,000 ft.
 Piedmont (Pd)
 Coastal Plain (CP)

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Habitats and Life History
Habitats: Usually moist litter, several Kleptochthonius spp found in caves
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Photo Gallery for Kleptochthonius multispinosus

Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Durham Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Alexander Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Moore Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Moore Co.
Comment: 8 adults and dozens of immature
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Avery Co.
Comment: Leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Avery Co.
Comment: Leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Transylvania Co.
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Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Chatham Co.
Comment: leaf litter
Recorded by: Carol Tingley
Chatham Co.
Comment: leaf litter