Myriapods of North Carolina
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Sole representative of Blaniulidae in NC
24 NC Records

Virgoiulus minutus (Brandt, 1840) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Blaniulidae Checklist Number: 273.00 Synonym: Nopoiulus minutus
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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Dates:
 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: "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)
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Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status:
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [SNA]
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Comments: Introduced from Europe (Shelley, 1978)