Golovatch S.I. 2019. On several new or poorly-known Oriental Paradoxosomatidae (Diplopoda: Polydesmida), XXVI // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.3: 347–367 [in English].

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

doi: 10.15298/arthsel.28.3.01

ABSTRACT. This contribution is devoted to new records of four known, and to descriptions of the following five new, species from China: Mandarinopus hirsutus sp.n., from Yunnan, Hedinomorpha bifida sp.n. and H. crassiterga sp.n., both from Sichuan, and H. flavobulbus sp.n. and H. altiterga sp.n., both from Gansu. Keys are given to all five and 18 presently known species of Mandarinopus Verhoeff, 1934 and Hedinomorpha Verhoeff, 1934, respectively, including the following new formal synonymy and combinations: Hedinomorpha hummelii hummelii Verhoeff, 1934 = H. hummelii svenhedini Verhoeff, 1934, syn.n.; Hedinomorpha circularis (Takakuwa, in Takakuwa et Takashima, 1949) and Mandarinopus corticinus (Attems, 1936), both comb.n. ex Orthomorpha Bollman, 1893; Mandarinopus rugosus (Golovatch, 2013) and M. semirugosus (Golovatch, 2013), both comb.n. ex Kronopolites Attems, 1914.

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

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