Golovatch S.I.1, Geoffroy J.-J.2, Mauriès J.-P.3, VandenSpiegel D.4 2016. Four new species of the millipede genus Eutrichodesmus Silvestri, 1910, from caves in Indochina (Diplopoda: Polydesmida: Haplodesmidae) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.25. No.3: 247–256 [in English].

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

2 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, DSE, Site MNHN de Brunoy, 4 avenue du petit Château, 91800 Brunoy, France.

3 Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Département Systématique & Evolution, CP n°53, 61 rue Buffon, 75005 Paris, France.

4 Muséum Royal de l’Afrique Centrale, Tervuren, B-3080 Belgium.

KEY WORDS: Diplopoda, Eutrichodesmus, new species, cave, Vietnam, Laos.

ABSTRACT. Four new species are described in the large genus Eutrichodesmus Silvestri, 1910, which ranges from southern Japan in the north, through Taiwan, southern China and Indochina, to Vanuatu, Melanesia in the south: E. nadan sp.n., from a cave in Laos, as well as E. astrisimilis sp.n., E. subasteroides sp.n. and E. astriproximus sp.n., all three from caves in Vietnam.

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