Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 6 NC Records

Prionogonus stibarophallus (Shelley, 1981) - No Common Name

Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 485.00
Comments: Referred to as Sigmoria stibarophalla by Shelley (1981)
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Distribution in North Carolina
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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 (1981) described this species as "cove-dwelling"
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [W3]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [SHS3]
State Protection:
Comments: This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it appears to have a fairly restricted geographic range. We currently do not know of records more recent than 1977.