Nefediev P.S.1, Knyazev S.Yu.2, Farzalieva G.Sh.3, Tuf I.H.4 2017. A contribution to the myriapod fauna of the Omsk Area, Siberia, Russia (Myriapoda: Diplopoda, Chilopoda) // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.26. No.2: 113–118 [in English].

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

2 Omsk State Pedagogical University, Tukhachevskogo Embankment, 14, Omsk 644099 Russia. E-mail:

3 Perm State University, Bukireva Street, 15, Perm 614600 Russia. E-mail:

4 Palacký University, Šlechtitel?, 27, Olomouc 77900, Czech Republic. E-mail:

KEY WORDS: Julidae, Geophilidae, Lithobiidae, fauna, new records, Omsk Area, Siberia.

ABSTRACT. Based on fresh collections in the Omsk Area, southwestern Siberia, the first list of myriapod species is given which comprises at least 7 species from 4 genera, 3 families, 3 orders (Julida, Geophilomorpha and Lithobiomorpha) and two classes (Diplopoda and Chilopoda). The millipede genus Brachyiulus Berlese, 1884), the species B. jawlowskii Lohmander, 1928, and the family Julidae, the centipede genus Geophilus Leach, 1814, the species G. proximus C.L. Koch, 1847, and the family Geophilidae are reported from the Omsk Area for the first time. New records are also presented of the following Lithobiidae centipedes from the Omsk Area: the genera Hessebius Verhoeff, 1941 and Lithobius Leach, 1814, subgenera Monotarsobius Verhoeff, 1905 and Ezembius Chamberlin, 1919, and the species L. (M.) curtipes C.L. Koch, 1847, L. (E.) princeps Stuxberg, 1876 and L. (E.) proximus Sseliwanoff, 1878, while L. (M.) insolens Dányi et Tuf, 2012 is new to the fauna of Russia. Remarks are provided for all species encountered, all being mapped as well.

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