Diplopoda and Chilopoda from a special protection area in the Huy mountain range in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany

Karin Voigtländer, Peter Decker
2014 Fragmenta Faunistica  
In the Natura 2000 Habitats Directive site "Huy nördlich Halberstadt" in Saxony-Anhalt, Germany, 11 sites with typical regional plant associations (2 rupicolous calcareous or basophilic grasslands of the Alysso-Sedion albi, 2 semi-natural dry grasslands and scrubland facies on calcareous substrates, 3 Asperulo-Fagetum beech forests, 1 Medio-European limestone beech forest of the Cephalanthero-Fagion and 3 Galio-Carpinetum oak-hornbeam forests) were sampled for millipedes and centipedes using
more » ... centipedes using pitfall traps over a period of one and a half years. In addition 11 further sites and different microhabitats were investigated using hand sampling, soil cores and sieving. With a total of 30 diplopod and 17 chilopod species, the Huy can be classified as markedly species rich. The community structures and species compositions were of special importance and characteristic for all sites. Ecologically notable species were
doi:10.3161/00159301ff2014.57.1.027 fatcat:xiy7dmfvgvhj5mkuwniz7hhicq