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New species of aturid water mites from southern Africa (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae)

HARRY SMIT

Abstract


One new subgenus, i.e. Shebaturus and one new species, Amperaturus globulipes n. sp. is described from South Africa. Hexaxonopsis clavigera (Walter, 1922) is re-described. New records are given for South Africa and Namibia, including the first records of the genera Aturus Kramer and Kongsbergia Thor.

 


Keywords


Acari, Systematics, new subgenus, new species, South Africa, Namibia

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4273.2.9

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