Overview

Distribution

National Distribution

United States

Origin: Native

Regularity: Regularly occurring

Currently: Present

Confidence: Confident

Type of Residency: Year-round

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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat Type: Terrestrial

Comments: This is the characteristic member of the subgenus Albinula in the central and western plains, where it is found under stones, within loess bank fissures, and in thin litter accumulations in riparian forests and grasslands. Towards the east it becomes largely limited to xeric habitats associated with bedrock outcrops or sand deposits. Nekola and Coles (2010) support Hubricht (1972) who noted that even though it frequently co-occurs with Gastrocopta armifera and Gastrocopta similis, intermediate individuals never occur.

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Migration

Non-Migrant: No. All populations of this species make significant seasonal migrations.

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make local extended movements (generally less than 200 km) at particular times of the year (e.g., to breeding or wintering grounds, to hibernation sites).

Locally Migrant: No. No populations of this species make annual migrations of over 200 km.

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Conservation

Conservation Status

National NatureServe Conservation Status

United States

Rounded National Status Rank: N4 - Apparently Secure

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NatureServe Conservation Status

Rounded Global Status Rank: G4 - Apparently Secure

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