Nefediev P.S.1, Kocourek P.2, Nefedieva Ju.S.3 2016. The first record of Polydesmus inconstans Latzel, 1884 (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Polydesmidae) in the Asian part of Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.25. No.1: 19–21 [in English].

1 Altai State University, Lenina Avenue, 61, Barnaul 656049 Russia. E-mail:

2 Chy?ava 27, Chy?ava 267 07 Czech Republic.

3 Barnaul Branch of OJSC “GIPRODORNII”, Papanintsev Str., 105, Barnaul 656000 Russia.

KEY WORDS: Polydesmus, inconstans, anthropochore, faunistics, introduction, Siberia.

ABSTRACT. Based on the latest review of the anthropochore millipede fauna of Asian Russia, 9 species from 7 genera, 5 families and two orders of Diplopoda are known to occur there as anthropochore introductions [Nefediev et al., 2014]. The present record of the polydesmid millipede, Polydesmus inconstans Latzel, 1884, which is new to the millipede fauna of the Asian part of Russia, increases the number of invasive diplopod species in the territory to ten.

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