VandenSpiegel D.1, Golovatch S.I.2 2004. Review of the East Afican millipede genus Elassystremma Hoffman & Howell, 1981 (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Ammodesmidae), with descriptions of three new species // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.12 (for 2003). No.3–4: 183–191 [in English].
1 Royal Museum for Central Africa, Invertebrate Section, B–3080 Tervuren, Belgium.
2 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 119071 Russia.
ABSTRACT: The genus Elassystremma Hoffman et Howell, 1981 is reviewed, and all of its four currently known species are keyed. Three new congeners are described: E. michielsi sp.n. and E. prolaeve sp.n. from the Taita Hills, Kenya, and E. laeve sp.n. from both the Taita Hills, Kenya and the Nyika Plateau, Malawi.
KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Ammodesmidae, Elassystremma, taxonomy, East Africa.