Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 1 NC Records

Falloria translineata (Shelley, 1981) - No Common Name

Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 467.00
Species Status: Originally described by Shelley (1981) as Sigmoria translineata
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: This species is endemic to the southern half of the Great Smoky Mountains, occurring on both sides of the North Carolina-Tennessee state line (Shelley, 1981)
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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: Described by Shelley (1981) as a "cove-inhabiting species"
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [SR]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [SHS2]
State Protection:
Comments: This species is endemic to the Great Smoky Mountains and occurs in just a limited area near Fontana Lake in North Carolina.