Golovatch S.I.1, Geoffroy J.-J.2, Mauriès J.-P.3 2007. Several new or poorly-known cavernicolous millipedes (Diplopoda) from southern China // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.15 (for 2006). No.2: 81–89 [in English].

1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky pr. 33, Moscow 119071 Russia. E-mail: sgolovatch@yandex.ru

2 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Ecologie & Gestion de la Biodiversité, USM 306 Réseaux Trophiques du Sol, 4, avenue du Petit Château, F-91800 Brunoy, France. E-mail: geoffroy@mnhn.fr

3 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Systématique et Evolution, USM 602 Taxonomie – Collections, Case Postale n°53, F-75231 Paris, France. E-mail: collmill@mnhn.fr

Key words. Diplopoda, new species, cave, China.

Abstract. Two new troglobitic diplopods are described from southern China: Nepalella grandoides sp.n. (Chordeumatida: Megalotylidae) and Pacidesmus superdraco sp.n. (Polydesmida: Polydesmidae). Further three species of Polydesmidae are recorded in caves of Sichuan or Guizhou Province, China.

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