Golovatch S.I.1, VandenSpiegel D.2 2016. A new species of the millipede genus Koponenius Golovatch et VandenSpiegel, 2014, from Nepal (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Haplodesmidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.25. No.2: 219–223 [in English].

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

2 Department of African Zoology, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Leuvensesteenweg 13, B-3080 Tervuren, Belgium. E-mail: didier.van.den.spiegel@africamuseum.be

KEY WORDS: Polydesmida, Koponenius, taxonomy, new species, Nepal.

ABSTRACT. Koponenius, the westernmost genus of the basically Australasian family Haplodesmidae which has hitherto been known by three species only, one each from northern India, Nepal and Myanmar, is again found in Nepal through the discovery of K. schawalleri Golovatch et VandenSpiegel sp.n.

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