Evalljapyx ombris Smith, 1960

Graening, G. O., Shcherbanyuk, Yana & Arghandiwal, Maryam, 2014, Annotated Checklist of the Diplura (Hexapoda: Entognatha) of California, Zootaxa 3780 (2), pp. 297-322: 309-310

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3780.2.5

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persistent identifier

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scientific name

Evalljapyx ombris Smith, 1960
status

 

Evalljapyx ombris Smith, 1960 

Following are determinations by L. Smith from slide-mounted material from BME:

Marin County: 2 miles south-southwest of Inverness, 30 Dec. 1961; between Boulder Creek and Big Basin, 27 Mar. 1954, J. Helfer; Big Basin, 23 Dec. 1953, V. Roth. Monterey County: Point Cypress ( Smith 1960 a; BME); Point Cypress, 4 miles northwest of Carmel, 3 May 1957, G. Marsh; 26 miles north of Salinas, 11 May 1961, R. Schuster and F. Raney; near Cruickshank Estate, 17 Mile Drive, 20 Sep. 1959, L. Smith. San Mateo County: 6 miles of southeast Half Moon Bay, in redwood and fern litter, type female, 4 paratype males, and 1 juvenile, 1 June 1957, R. Schuster; 2 females, 3 males, and 5 juveniles, same place, 5 Dec. 1953, V. Roth; 5 females, 6 males, 14 juveniles, same place, 21 July 1957, same place, R. Schuster; 1 male, same place, 4 May 1958, W. Lange ( Smith 1960 a; BME); Pescadero Creek, southeast of Half Moon Bay, redwood, 26 Apr. 1959, R. Schuster; Pigeon Point, chaparral, 12 Jul. 1958, D. Price; 0.8 miles from Skyline Road and Tunitas Road junction, 4 May 1958, W. Lange. Santa Clara County: Santa Cruz Mountains, Page Mill Road, under madrone duff, 1 Dec. 1956, J. Edwards. Santa Cruz County: 12 miles north of Boulder Creek, 22 Jan. 1955, D. Burdick and M. Wasbauer; 2 miles north of Boulder Creek, 22 Jan. 1955, D. Burdick and M. Wasbauer; Boulder Drive, 23 Dec. 1953, V. Roth; 7 miles east of Capitola, Seacliff State Park, 25 Jul. 1961, H. McKenzie; Davenport, 21 Feb. 1929, O. Cook; Waddel Creek, under pine bark, 11 Mar. 1956, D. Burdick; 1 mile north of Santa Cruz, 23 Dec. 1953, V. Roth; Big Basin State Park, inside old redwood log, 19 Mar. 1960, K. Hare and R. Miller; between Boulder Creek and Big Basin, 27 Mar. 1954, J. Helfer; Ben Lomond, 22 Jan. 1955, D. Burdick and M. Wasbauer.

This species is found only in damp humus in heavily forested areas, particularly redwood forests; distributed along the western Coastal Ranges ( Smith 1960 a). L. Smith (unpub. data, BME) has several determinations of E. ombris  specimens from Victoria Island and Vancouver, B.C.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Entognatha

Order

Diplura

Family

Japygidae

Genus

Evalljapyx