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



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.



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

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