Austraturus

Austraturus tumidipalpis, from Viets (1978).

Belongs within: Aturidae.

Austraturus is an Australian genus of aturid water mites with the dorsal shield divided into seven platelets, and with the pedipalp having several small ventral projections on the femur and paired ventral setae placed subdistally on the tibia.

<==Austraturus Viets 1978H98
|--A. concavus Cook 1986H98
|--A. coomensis Imamura 1984H98
|--A. elongatus Cook 1986H98
|--A. exilis Cook 1986H98
|--A. longipalpis Cook 1986H98
|--A. projectus Cook 1986H98
|--A. tumidipalpis Viets 1978H98
|--A. uncicoxalis Cook 1986 [=A. unicoxalis (l. c.)]H98
|--A. victoriensis Cook 1986H98
`--A. vietsi Cook 1986H98

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[H98] Halliday, R. B. 1998. Mites of Australia: A checklist and bibliography. CSIRO Publishing: Collingwood.

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