Thoracophoracarus K. Viets, 1914,

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: 67

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

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Thoracophoracarus K. Viets, 1914
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Genus Thoracophoracarus K. Viets, 1914 

So far, seven species of Thoracophoracarus  have been described from Africa and South America ( Gerecke 2009, Smit 2012 a), along with a yet undescribed species collected in South Korea (Pesic, unpubl.), the species described below means the first Oriental record of the genus.