Golovatch S.I.1, Liu Weixin2, Li Youbang3, Geoffroy J.-J.4 2012. One new and two little-known species of the millipede family Polydesmidae from southern China (Diplopoda: Polydesmida) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.21. No.2: 131–136 [in English].
1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071, Russia.
2 College of Natural Resources and Environment, South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou City, Guangdong Province 510642, China.
3 College of Life Science, Guangxi Normal University, Guilin, Guangxi Province 541004, China.
4 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Ecologie & Gestion de la Biodiversité, UMR 7204 CERSP du CNRS, Equipe EVOLTRAIT, 4, avenue du Petit Château, F-91800 Brunoy, France.
KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Glenniea, Epanerchodus, taxonomy, new species, cave, Guangxi, Guizhou, China.
ABSTRACT. The small, basically Himalayan genus Glenniea Turk, 1945 is formally new to the fauna of China due to the discovery of G. prima sp.n., a species that lives epigeically in Guangxi Province. Epanerchodus orientalis Attems, 1901, a highly polymorphous species very common in Japan and Taiwan, is formally reported from China for the first time as well, based on a cave population in Guangxi Province. A new cave locality is also presented for E. stylotarseus Chen & Zhang, 1990, a species already known from three other caves in the same Guanling County, Guizhou Province.