Golovatch S.I.1, Stoev P.2 2009. New or poorly-known millipedes (Diplopoda) from Papua New Guinea, 1 // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.18. No.3–4: 125–130 [in English].

1 Institute for Problems of Ecology and Evolution, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prospekt 33, Moscow 117071 Russia.

2 National Museum of Natural History, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Blvd Tsar Osvoboditel 1, Sofia 1000 Bulgaria.

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, taxonomy, new species, Papua New Guinea.

ABSTRACT. Three new species of the diplopod family Paradoxosomatidae are described from Papua New Guinea: Tectoporus fugilil sp.n., T. jeekeli sp.n. and Eustrongylosoma beroni sp.n. New records of a few more, mainly pantropical species are given. The species “Strongylosomahirtipes Carl, 1912 and “S.constrictum Carl, 1912 from Sulawesi, Indonesia, long suspected to actually belong in Tectoporus, are formally transferred therein: T. hirtipes (Carl, 1912) and T. constrictus (Carl, 1912), both comb.n.

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