Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 1 NC Records

Falloria lyrea (Shelley, 1981) - No Common Name

Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 466.00
Species Status: Originally described as Sigmoria lyrea by Shelley (1981)
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: Restricted to the north shore of the Little Tennesee River in the extreme western part of the Great Smoky Mountains in North Carolina and Tennessee (Shelley, 1981)
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: Considered by Shelley (1981) to be "a cove-inhabiting species"
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [SR]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR][S1]
State Protection:
Comments: This species has a very restricted range in North Carolina and is probably of significant conservation concern