Rollard C.1, Golovatch S.I.2 2012. New records of millipedes from the Comoro Islands (Diplopoda) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.21. No.3: 223–225 [in English].
1 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Systématique & Evolution, UMR 7205 OSEB, Section Arthropodes, 57 rue Cuvier, CP 53, 75005 Paris, France.
2 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071, Russia.
KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, fauna, Comoros.
ABSTRACT. A small collection of diplopods from the Comoros contains nine species, two of which represent new island records. The fauna (16 species) is confirmed to be depauperate and dominated by anthropochore species, but several seem to be local endemics (4) or subendemics (3).