Paraxonopsis acuminata ( Viets, 1916 )

Smit, Harry, 2016, The water mite family Aturidae Thor (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Ghana, with the description of twelve new species, Zootaxa 4158 (4), pp. 523-543: 540

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4158.4.5

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Paraxonopsis acuminata ( Viets, 1916 )
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Paraxonopsis acuminata ( Viets, 1916) 

Material examined. Ghana. 1/0/0, Fuller Falls, 8º 0 4.975 N 1º 47.842 W, alt. 189 m a.s.l., 6-iii-2011GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Afiaso stream, Kakum NP, 5º 30.087 N 1º 26.373 W, alt. 114 m a.s.l., 12-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 1/0/0, Plunge pool Kulugu River, 6º 51.365 N 0º 25.101 E, alt. 388 m a.s.l., 19-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 3/1/0, Kulugu River , upstream, N of Biakpa, Ghana, 6 51.223 N 0 25.141 E, altGoogleMaps  . 410 m a.s.l., 2/1/0, Kulugu River , 6 51.365 N 0 25.101 E, altGoogleMaps  . 388 m a.s.l, 19-ii-2013; 20-ii-2013; 3/0/0, Laboun River downstream of falls, Kyabobo NP, 8º 19.836 N 0º 35.487 E, altGoogleMaps  . 342 m a.sl., 24-ii-2013; 0/3/0, Unnamed stream upstream Sagyimase, Atewa Hills, 6º 13.966 N 0º 33.114 W, alt. 671 m a.s.l., 28-ii-2012.

Distribution. Known from Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Liberia ( Cook 1966) and reported here for the first time from Ghana.