Chen Chao-Chun1, Golovatch S.I.2, Chang Hsuen-Wen1. 2011. The genus Inversispina Zhang, in Zhang, Wang et Zhang, 1997, new to the millipede fauna of Taiwan, with the description of a new species (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Paradoxosomatidae: Alogolykinae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.20. No.4: 251–257 [in English].

1 Department of Biological Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University, 70 Lien-Hai Rd., Kaohsiung, Taiwan 804 ROC.

2 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071, Russia.

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Paradoxosomatidae, Alogolykinae, taxonomy, new species, Taiwan.

ABSTRACT. Inversispina taiwanensis sp.n. is being described from northern Taiwan. This is the second species of Inversispina Zhang, in Zhang, Wang et Zhang, 1997, its type species, I. tortiapicalis Zhang, in Zhang, Wang et Zhang, 1997, being known from central continental China. This new species is also the first representative of the South to Southeast Asian subfamily Alogolykinae in Taiwan.

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