Nefediev P.S.1, Farzalieva G.Sh.2, Tuf I.H.3 2017. A preliminary review of the centipede fauna of the Altai State Nature Biosphere Reserve, southwestern Siberia, Russia (Chilopoda: Lithobiomorpha, Geophilomorpha) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.3: 217–224 [in English].

1 Altai State University, Lenin Avenue, 61, Barnaul 656049 Russia. E-mail: p.nefediev@mail.ru

2 Perm State University, Bukireva Street, 15, Perm 614600 Russia. E-mail: fgsh@psu.ru

3 Palacký University, Šlechtitelù, 27, Olomouc 77900, Czech Republic. E-mail: ivan.tuf@upol.cz

KEY WORDS: Lithobiidae, Geophilidae, Schendylidae, Linotaenidae, faunistics, new records, Lake Teletskoye.

ABSTRACT. Preliminarily, the centipede fauna of the near-Teletskoye Lake region of the Altai State Nature Biosphere Reserve comprises at least 14 species from four genera, four families and two orders. Lithobius (Monotarsobius) franciscorum Dányi et Tuf, 2012 is new to the fauna of Russia, L. (M.) cf. nordenskioeildii Stuxberg, 1876 is new to that of southwestern Siberia, while L. (Ezembius) proximus Sseliwanoff, 1878, L. (E.) ostiacorum Stuxberg, 1876, L. (E.) sibiricus Gerstfeldt, 1858, L. cf. vagabundus Stuxberg, 1876, L. (M.) curtipes C.L. Koch, 1847, L. (M.) insolens Dányi et Tuf, 2012, Escaryus japonicus Attems, 1927, E. koreanus Takakuwa, 1937, E. retusidens Attems, 1904 and Strigamia pusilla (Sseliwanoff, 1884) are new to the fauna of the Republic of Altai. All centipede distributions in the region are mapped.

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