Kolesnikov V.B.1, Turbanov I.S.2, Gongalsky K.B.3 2019. Two new species false scorpion genus Ephippiochthonius Beier, 1930 (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpiones: Chthoniidae) from the Western Ciscaucasia, Russia // Arthropoda Selecta. Vol.28. No.1: 73–82 [in English].

1 All-Russian Research Institute of Protection of Plants, VNIISS, Voronezh Region, 396030, Russia. E-mail: jukoman@yandex.ru

2 I.D. Papanin Institute of Biology of Inland Waters of Russian Academy of Sciences, Borok, Yaroslav Region, 152742, Russia. E-mail: turba13@mail.ru

3 A.N. Severtsov Institute of Ecology and Evolution of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, 119071, Russia. E-mail: gongalsky@gmail.com

doi: 10.15298/arthsel. 28.1.06

ABSTRACT. Two new species of pseudoscorpions, Ephippiochthonius sarmaticus sp.n. and Ephippiochthonius oryzis sp.n. are described from the Krasnodar Region, Russia. These are first valid records for this genus in Russia. Diagnostic features of these species as well as comparison with similar species within the genus are provided and discussed.

KEY WORDS: Russia, Caucasus, Krasnodar Region, new species, false scorpion.

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