Golovatch S.I.1, Geoffroy J.-J.2 2014. On some new or poorly-known species of the millipede family Polydesmidae from southern China (Diplopoda: Polydesmida) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.23. No.2: 91–105 [in English].
1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071 Russia.
2 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Ecologie & Gestion de la Biodiversité, UMR 7204 CESCO CNRS-MNHN-UPMC, Brunoy, France.
KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Polydesmidae, taxonomy, new species, cave, China.
Abstract. Several collections of Polydesmidae millipedes from China, mainly cavernicolous, contain not only two known, but also five new species: Glenniea blanca sp.n., G. lagredae sp.n. and Epanerchodus lipsae sp.n. from Sichuan, as well as Pacidesmus trifidus sp.n. and P. bifidus sp.n. from Guangxi. Their distributions are mapped and discussed. A key is presented to all three species of Glenniea Turk, 1945 currently known to occur in China.