Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 3 NC Records

Dixioria coronata (Hoffman, 1949) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 447.00
Species Status: The type locality is Mt. Grayson, Virginia (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: This species ranges from the north side of the Watauga River in North Carolina to the Ridge and Valley Province in Virginia and Tennessee (Shelley and Whitehead, 1986)
County Map: Clicking on a county returns the records for the species in that county.
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: Shelley and Whitehead (1986) describe this species as "cove-dwelling"
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [W3]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [S2S3]
State Protection:
Comments: We only have a single recent record for this species in North Carolina. More surveys are needed to confirm its status.