The terrestrial woodlice Hemilepistus (Hemilepistus) klugii (Brandt, 1833) is reported from Georgia for the first time, with a commentary on the species composition of the genus Hemilepistus Budde-Lund, 1879 in the Caucasus. A short review of the ecology of the subgenus H. (Hemilepistus) is also provided.

The material was collected, during the expeditions of CaBOL’s Entomological team of ISU in Vashlovani protected areas, in Qila Kupra mud volcanoes and in Mt. Dali’s reservoir.