Zuev R.V. 2017. The relict millipede Hirudicryptus abchasicus Golovatch, Evsyukov et Reip, 2015, represents a species, genus, family and order new to the fauna of Russia (Diplopoda: Siphonocryptida: Siphonocryptidae) // Russian Entomol. J. Vol.26. No.3: 283–286 [in English].

North Caucasian Federal University, Pushkina Str. 1, Stavropol 355009, Russia. E-mail: romus00@yandex.ru

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Hirudicryptus abchasicus, Caucasus, Abkhazia, Russia.

ABSTRACT. The species Hirudicryptus abchasicus, the genus Hirudicryptus, the family Siphonocryptidae, and the order Siphonocryptida are recorded from Russia for the first time, based on fresh samples from the Krasnodar Province and the Republic of Adygea, NW Caucasus. New pictures and a distribution map of this relict species are presented.

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