Myriapods of North Carolina
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View PDFXystodesmidae Members: 4 NC Records

Sigmoria sigirioides Shelley, 1981 - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Xystodesmidae Checklist Number: 497.00
Identification
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Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution: Known only from the type locality, which is a small area in the Toe-Nolichucky River Valley (Shelley, 1981)
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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 (1981) describes this species as "cove-inhabiting"
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Montane Mesic Forests
Status in North Carolina
Natural Heritage Program Status: [SR]
Natural Heritage Program Ranks: [GNR] [SHS1]
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Comments: This species is endemic to North Carolina, where it is known only from a small area along the Yancey-Mitchell County line; the most recent record appears to be from 1978 (Shelley, 1981).