Oregon Shoulderband

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  • Species Common Name Oregon Shoulderband
  • Species Scientific Name Helminthoglypta hertleini


Special needs

The Oregon shoulderband inhabits rocky areas, including talus deposits. This species requires permanent ground cover, including talus, rock fissures, or woody debris, and sufficient moisture.

Limiting factors

The Oregon shoulderband is limited in its distribution. Disturbance to microhabitats (i.e., talus) and disturbance that reduces coarse woody debris, shading, or other refugia can be harmful.

Conservation actions

Maintain sufficient levels of woody debris or shrub shading. Maintain suitable habitat conditions at occupied sites.