Myriapods of North Carolina
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Sigmoria nigrimontis nigrimontis
checklist_number: 495.01
...Shelley (1981) states that is species primarily inhabits coves but also ranges up into Spruce-fir Forests, including those on the summit of Mt. Mitchell......[GNR] [SHS3]This subspecies appears to be known only from historic records; 1978 was the most recent record given by Shelley (1981). Although endemic to the Black Mountains, Shelley lists records for a fairly lar...
Sigmoria nigrimontis angulosa
checklist_number: 495.02
...Shelley (1981) does not characterize the habitat used by this subspecies but notes that it occupies the headwaters of two drainages on either side of a divide. Very likely, this subspecies can be rega......[GNRTNR] [SHS2]This species is endemic to a small area within Yancey and Buncombe Counties and is known from only historic records; the most recent listed by Shelley (1981) is 1977. More surveys are needed to docume...
Dixioria wrighti
checklist_number: 453.00
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) describe this species as "cove-dwelling"......[GNR] [S2S3]This species is nearly endemic to North Carolina and known from only a small area within our northern mountains. Surveys are needed to confirm its current status....
Dixioria watauga
checklist_number: 452.00
...Shelley and Whitehead describe this species as primarily a cove-inhabitant but that also occurs away from stream valleys and is often found in the residential areas of Blowing Rock and Boone......[GNR] [S2S3]This is a narrowly distributed North Carolina endemic. Although it has fairly broad habitat requirements for a member of this genus, it should be considered of significant conservation concern due to ...
Dixioria coronata
checklist_number: 447.00
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) describe this species as "cove-dwelling"......[GNR] [S2S3]We only have a single recent record for this species in North Carolina. More surveys are needed to confirm its status....
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Deltotaria brimleii philia
checklist_number: 437.02
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) state that Deltotaria brimleii as a species is a cove-inhabitant......[GNRTNR] SHS2This subspecies is known in North Carolina only from a couple of records, both of which appear to be historic...
Deltotaria brimleii brimleii
checklist_number: 437.01
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) state that Deltotaria brimleii as a species is a cove-inhabitant......[GNRTNR] [S3S4]This subspecies is endemic to the southern mountains of North Carolina but has current records from several counties in this region and appears to be relatively secure....
Apheloria tigana
Yellow-and-black Flat Millipede
checklist_number: 372.00
Chameberlin (1939) described this species as follows: "Dorsum black with the caudal lateral portion of keels in the preserved specimens brown, the light color extending in a narrow stripe forward alon............
Pachydesmus crassicutis incursus
checklist_number: 478.02
...First found in North Carolina in "moist seepage areas" (Shelley and Filka, 1979). Most populations in the Piedmont of South Carolina are associated with hardwood forests but they have also been found ......G5T2 [SHS1]This species is known only from historic records, all from the vicinity of Kings and Crowders Mountains. Filka and Shelley (1980) considered this species to be endangered in North Carolina....
Deltotaria lea
checklist_number: 439.00
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) describe this species as inhabiting deciduous forests near water sources......GNR [SHS2]This species has a very limited geographic range, particularly for a Piedmont species. Filka and Shelley (1980) recommended that it be state listed as Special Concern (which was probably not enacted s...
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Cleidogona caesioannulata
checklist_number: 215.00
..."Cleidogona is a common genus in the eastern Piedmont and is usually encountered in moist humus" (Shelley, 1978)......G5 [S3S4]...
Uroblaniulus caroliniensis
checklist_number: 299.00
..."The species seems to be most common in the sandhills region of the southern section and has not been taken in Raleigh or the Triangle area since the original collection" (Shelley, 1978). ......[GNR][S3S4]...
Ptyoiulus impressus
checklist_number: 296.00
...Found in deciduous forest litter (Filka and Shelley, 1980)......G5 [S4S5]...
Ptyoiulus ectenes
checklist_number: 295.00
..."Ptyoiulus is found in a variety of habitats ranging from moist humus to dry, sandy soil" (Shelley, 1978). Specimens collected by Filka and Shelley (1980) were found in deciduous forest litter.......[GNR][S4S5]...
Aniulus orientalis
checklist_number: 285.00
.........G4 [SU]...
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Ophyiulus pilosus
checklist_number: 280.00
...Synanthropic, found in developed areas......G5 [SNA]Native to Europe...
Cylindroiulus truncorum
checklist_number: 279.00
...Associated with greenhouses but has also been observed in residential areas (Shelley, 1978)......G5 [SNA]Introduced from Africa (Shelley, 1978)...
Brachyiulus lusitanus
checklist_number: 274.00
...Synanthropic (Shelley, 1978)......G5 [SNA]Introduced from Europe...
Brachyiulus pusillus
checklist_number: 275.00
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Virgoiulus minutus
checklist_number: 273.00
..."Common under bark of decaying pine logs and stumps and is particularly abundant in those pine areas with trees killed by the southern pine beetle" (Shelley, 1978)......G5 [SNA]Introduced from Europe (Shelley, 1978)...
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Andrognathus corticarius
checklist_number: 302.00
...Shelley (1978) states that this species is normally found under the bark of decaying pine logs. ......G5 [S4S5]...
Petaserpes strictus
checklist_number: 513.00
...Common in moist humus and in or under decaying logs (Shelly, 1978). Filka and Shelley (1980) found it commonly in mixed pine-hardwood forests in the King's Mountain region..........
Polyxenus fasciculatus
checklist_number: 505.00
...Shelley (1978) and Filka and Shelley (1980) found this species in association with pine or mixed pine-hardwood forests but not in sites dominated by hardwoods. Pine-containing habitats sampled by Filk......G5 [S4S5]...
Narceus americanus
American Giant Millipede
checklist_number: 524.00
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Falloria aphelorioides
checklist_number: 465.00
...According to Shelley and Whitehead (1986) this species "inhabits moist rhododendron coves"......[GNR][SHS1]This species is known in North Carolina from a single, historic record. Surveys need to be conducted in order to determine its current status....
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Dixioria dactylifera
checklist_number: 448.00
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) noted that one of the sites where this species has been collected -- the summit of Mt. Jefferson -- cannot be considered a cove. This site is, however, fairly mesic, suppo......GNR [S1]This species merits a high priority for conservation based on its extremely small known range. More surveys are required to determine its exact habitat associations, which might be better described as...
Dixioria pela
checklist_number: 451.00
...Shelley and Whitehead (1986) describe this species as "cove-dwelling"......G2 [SHS2]This species is restricted to a narrow range in the Blue Ridge Province. Our most current records date from 1980 (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986) and surveys are needed to confirm its status within North...
Sigmoria nigrimontis intermedia
checklist_number: 495.03
...Shelley (1981) states that this subspecies is primarily a cove-inhabitant but that it also occurs in wetter habitats than is typical for this species, occurring in the vicinity of seeps and the spray ......[GNRTNR][SHS3]This subspecies appears to be known only from historic records; 1978 was the most recent record given by Shelley (1981). However, records exist from a number of sites within its fairly broad range wit...
Sigmoria triangulata
checklist_number: 501.00
...Shelley (1981) describes triangulata as "a cove-dwelling species"......[GNR][S1]This species has a small global range, including a restricted area within North Carolina. Consequently, it should be considered a high priority for conservation....
Sigmoria austrimontis
checklist_number: 488.00
...Shelley (1981) described Sigmoria rubromarginata, which at that time included austrimontanis as a subspecies, as a cove-inhabiting species. ......[GNR] [S1S2]This species is endemic to a single mountain massif in North Carolina. As such, it should be considered as having a significant priority for conservation efforts....
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Sigmoria rubromarginata austrimontis
checklist_number: 496.02
...Although not specifically described by Shelley (1981), presumably this subspecies is primarily a cove-inhabitant, as he describes for the species as a whole......[GNRTNR] [SHS1]This subspecies appears to be narrowly endemic to the South Mountains of North Carolina. The only records we have for this form are from 1978 (included in Shelley, 1981). Consequently, surveys are nee...
Sigmoria rubromarginata
checklist_number: 496.00
...Shelley (1981) describes rubromarginata as a "cove-dwelling species".........
Falloria translineata
checklist_number: 467.00
...Described by Shelley (1981) as a "cove-inhabiting species"......[GNR] [SHS2]This species is endemic to the Great Smoky Mountains and occurs in just a limited area near Fontana Lake in North Carolina. ...
Falloria tuberosa
checklist_number: 468.00
...Shelley (1981) described tuberosa as a "cove-inhabiting species"......[GNR] [SH]This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it is known only from historic records from the type localtiy....
Falloria lyrea
checklist_number: 466.00
...Considered by Shelley (1981) to be "a cove-inhabiting species"......[GNR][S1]This species has a very restricted range in North Carolina and is probably of significant conservation concern...
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Sigmoria nantahalae
checklist_number: 494.00
...Shelley (1981) describes this species as inhabiting coves but also making use of drier and more open woodlands.......[GNR] [S3S4]Although endemic to a fairly small area of the Southern Appalachians, this species occurs over a fairly broad area, where it occupies fairly wide range of habitats. A number of recent records exists f...
Sigmoria stenogon
checklist_number: 499.00
...Shelley (1981) describes this species as "cove-dwelling"......[GNR] [S1S3]This species is endemic to a small area within the North Carolina Blue Ridge escarpment. This species has several recent records but needs to be more intensively surveyed in order to determine it over...
Sigmoria sigirioides
checklist_number: 497.00
...Shelley (1981) describes this species as "cove-inhabiting"......[GNR] [SHS1]This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it is known only from a small area along the Yancey-Mitchell County line; the most recent record appears to be from 1978 (Shelley, 1981)....
Sigmoria truncata
checklist_number: 502.00
...According to Shelley (1981): Like most montane species of Sigmoria, truncata inhabits cool, moist rhododendron coves or similar habitats along stream bottoms. However, it seems to occupy a slightly di......[GNR] [SHS1]This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it is known only from a small area along the Yancey-Mitchell County line; the most recent record appears to be from 1980 (Shelley, 1981)....
Sigmoria simplex
checklist_number: 498.00
...Shelley (1981) described this species as "cove-dwelling". ......[GNR] [SHS3]This species appears to be endemic to North Carolina, where it has been found in a three-county area surrounding Little Switzerland (Shelley, 1981). Currently, we do not know of any records more recen...
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Prionogonus stibarophallus
checklist_number: 485.00
Referred to as Sigmoria stibarophalla by Shelley (1981)...Shelley (1981) described this species as "cove-dwelling"......[GNR] [SHS3]This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it appears to have a fairly restricted geographic range. We currently do not know of records more recent than 1977....
Sigmoria areolata
checklist_number: 487.00
...Shelley (1981) found the type specimens in hardwood forest growing on a hillside adjacent to a cove forest. He speculated that it occupies the same range of habitats as latior, which includes a range ......[GNR] [SH]This species appears to be endemic to a very small area and appears to be known only from historic records; Shelley (1981) reported he couldn't find the species when he searched for them at the type l...
Sigmoria latior
Red-sided Flat Millipede
checklist_number: 491.00
Includes specimens characterized as intergrades by Shelley (1976)...Shelley (1981) includes populations from the Fall-line Sandhills and Outer Coastal Plain as "intergrades" between the nominate form and subspecies hoffmani. At least some of these intergrades occupy d.........
Sigmoria latior latior
checklist_number: 491.01
...Shelley (1981) describes latior more-or-less as a hardwood generalist: "The nominate subspecies occurs in predominantly deciduous forests, where it may be found under rocks, logs, or thin layers of le.........
Allopauropus vulgaris
checklist_number: 577.00
.........Probably introduced...
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Allopauropus barcinonensis
checklist_number: 545.00
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