Amperaturus abelus Cook, 1998

Smit, Harry, 2017, New species of aturid water mites from southern Africa (Acari: Hydrachnidia: Aturidae), Zootaxa 4273 (2), pp. 287-295: 292

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https://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4273.2.9

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Amperaturus abelus Cook, 1998
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Amperaturus abelus Cook, 1998  

( Fig 3 View FIGURE 3 A –B)

Material examined. South Africa. 1/1/0, Poacher’s Stream, Injisuti, Drakensbergen, Kwazulu-Natal Province, 29° 0 8.141 S, 29° 26.149 E, alt GoogleMaps   . 1512 m asl, 19-xi-2004; 4/5/0, Sigibundu Stream, Royal Natal NP, Kwazulu-Natal Province, 28° 40.918 S 28° 58.017 E, alt GoogleMaps   . 1375 m asl, 20-xi-2004.

Distribution. The long seta of IV-leg-3 is curved ( Fig 3 View FIGURE 3 B), but this can be seen only when in the right position. Thus far known only from Mpumalanga Province, and reported here for the first time from Kwazulu-Natal Province.