Africasia K. Viets, 1931,

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: 66

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

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Africasia K. Viets, 1931
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Genus Africasia K. Viets, 1931 

The genus Africasia  has an Aftropical and Oriental distribution with 14 species known up to now ( K.O. Viets 1987, Smit et al. 2010, Pešić & Gerecke 2014). Originally the genus was placed in the Arrenuridae  , but Cook (2001) proposed to shift the subfamily to the Athienemanniidae  .