Subaturus Viets, 1916,

Smit, Harry, 2016, The water mite family Aturidae Thor (Acari: Hydrachnidia) from Ghana, with the description of twelve new species, Zootaxa 4158 (4), pp. 523-543: 529

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http://doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.4158.4.5

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Subaturus Viets, 1916
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Genus Subaturus Viets, 1916 

Members of the genus Subaturus  are known from Cameroon and Liberia. Females cannot be identified ( Cook 1966). As the genus has not been reported from Ghana, I give here the locations where specimens were found.

Material examined. Ghana. 0/1/0, Stream Asukuma, Kakum NP, 5º 26.995 N 1º 25.071 W, alt. 131 m a.s.l., 12-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Afiaso stream, Kakum NP, 5º 30.087 N 1º 26.373 W, alt. 114 m a.s.l., 12-ii-2013; 0/2/0, Ankasa River , Ankasa NP, 5º 13.011 N 2º 39.126 W, alt. 60 m a.s.l., 13-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 0/1/0, Kulugu River , upstream, hyporheic, Ghana, 6º 51.223 N 0º 25.141 E, alt. 410 m a.s.l., 20-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Tagbo River downstream of falls, 7º 0 0.708 N 0º 34.326 E, alt. 394 m a.s.l., 23-ii-2013GoogleMaps  ; 0/2/0, Laboun River , downstream, Kyabobo NP, 8º 19.931 N 0º 34.476 E, alt. 303 m a.s.l., 24-ii-2013GoogleMaps  .