Golovatch S.I. 2014. On several new or poorly-known Oriental Paradoxosomatidae (Diplopoda: Polydesmida), XV // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.23. No.1: 1–19 [in English].

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

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Polydesmida, Paradoxosomatidae, taxonomy, new records, new species, China.

ABSTRACT. This contribution is devoted to new records of a few known, and to descriptions of the following eight new, species from China: Sigipinius spiniger sp.n., Hirtodrepanum chinense sp.n., Tylopus kabaki sp.n. and T. similis sp.n., all four from Yunnan, Gonobelus belousovi sp.n., Kronopolites davidiani sp.n. and Hedinomorpha martensi sp.n., all three from Sichuan, and H. affinis sp.n., from Gansu. Hirtodrepanum Golovatch, 1994, comb.n. ex Alogolykini, Alogolykinae in Sulciferini, Paradoxosomatinae, is new to the fauna of China.

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