Polymegapus K. Viets, 1926,

Smit, Harry & Pešić, Vladimir, 2014, Water mites from Mount Kinabalu and the Crocker Range, Borneo, Malaysia (Acari: Hydrachnidia), with the description of 34 new species, Zootaxa 3876 (1), pp. 1-71: 33

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http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3876.1.1

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Polymegapus K. Viets, 1926
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Subgenus Polymegapus K. Viets, 1926 

Diagnosis (after Gerecke 2003 revised). Muscle insertions sclerotized or not; I-leg- 5 with S- 1 /- 2 located at the same level and partly embracing each other; whip-like seta long and fine; I-leg- 6 stout, very thick at its base, distally strongly tapering; 3–10 pairs of minute acetabula; excretory pore sclerotized; gnathosoma short and robust, palp without ventral extensions on P 2 and - 3, P 4 sword seta strong, finger-like, inserting proximal to proximoventral seta, P 5 long and slender.