Myriapods of North Carolina
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Polyxenus fasciculatus (Say, 1821) - No Common Name


Taxonomy
Class: Diplopoda (Millipedes) Family: Polyxenidae Checklist Number: 505.00
Identification
Field Guide Descriptions: Online Photographs: BugGuide, iNaturalist, Google                                                                                 
Distribution in North Carolina
Distribution:
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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 (1978) and Filka and Shelley (1980) found this species in association with pine or mixed pine-hardwood forests but not in sites dominated by hardwoods. Pine-containing habitats sampled by Filka and Shelley were dominated by Shortleaf and/or Scrub Pines.
Wikipedia
See also Habitat Account for General Dry-Xeric Pine Forests and Woodlands
Status in North Carolina
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Natural Heritage Program Ranks: G5 [S4S5]
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 Photo Gallery for Polyxenus fasciculatus - No common name

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Recorded by: C Tingley on 2021-08-08
Chatham Co.
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Recorded by: C Tingley on 2017-07-03
Harnett Co.
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