Golovatch S.I.1, Stoev P.2 2014. On five new species of the millipede family Paradoxosomatidae from Papua New Guinea (Diplopoda: Polydesmida) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.1: 21–32 [in English].
1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 119071 Russia.
2 National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Boulevard Tsar Osvoboditel 1, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria.
KEY WORDS: Millipedes, Caloma, Nothrosoma, Dendrogonopus, taxonomy, new species, key, New Guinea.
ABSTRACT. Reviews of three Papuan genera are presented: Caloma Chamberlin, 1945 (Tectoporini), Nothrosoma Attems, 1929 (Eustrongylosomatini) and Dendrogonopus Jeekel, 1964 (Aschistodesmini). Five new species are described from Papua New Guinea: Caloma pallidum sp.n., Nothrosoma crassipes sp.n., N. mediapes sp.n., N. longipes sp.n. and Dendrogonopus beroni sp.n. Keys to all three, six and three species of these genera are given, respectively, with all distributions mapped.