Doratogonus praealtus 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Arthropoda Diplopoda Spirostreptida Spirostreptidae

Scientific Name: Doratogonus praealtus Hamer, 2000
Common Name(s):
English High-altitude black millipede, High-altitude black millipede

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2006
Date Assessed: 2006-01-31
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Hamer, M.
Reviewer(s): Samways, M. & Hamer, M. (Southern African Invertebrate Red List Authority)
This species does live in areas that are threatened through agriculture (timber plantations), but its current extent of occurrence is larger than the threshold for Vulnerable. The area of occupancy is unknown because it is uncertain whether it is confined to or totally dependant on forest patches, or whether populations also occur in grassland.

Geographic Range [top]

Countries occurrence:
South Africa (KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga); Swaziland
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Habitat and Ecology [top]

Citation: Hamer, M. 2006. Doratogonus praealtus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2006: e.T59687A11970039. . Downloaded on 20 May 2018.
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