Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 18 NC Records

Deltotaria brimleii brimleii Causey, 1942 - No Common Name

Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 437.01
Species Status: The type locality of this subspecies -- collected by C.S. Brimley --is Swannanoa, Buncombe County (Causey, cited by Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: This subspecies is found from the Linville River to the Little Tennessee River (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
 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: Shelley and Whitehead (1986) state that Deltotaria brimleii as a species is a cove-inhabitant
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [W3]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNRTNR] [S3S4]
State Protection:
Comments: 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.