Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 3 NC Records

Deltotaria brimleii philia (Chamberlin, 1949) - No Common Name

Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 437.02
Species Status: The type locality for this subspecies is Clarkville, Georgia (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
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Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: This subspecies occurs south and west of the nominate subspecies, with the Little Tennessee the apparent northern boundary of its range. In addition to the southwestern mountains of North Carolina, its range extends into the adjoining mountains of Georgia and South Carolina (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
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 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: [SR]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNRTNR] SHS2
State Protection:
Comments: This subspecies is known in North Carolina only from a couple of records, both of which appear to be historic