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Image from Water Mites of North America.

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  Subfamily Aturinae

Genus Aturus

    Species A. acadiensis
    Species A. amnigenus
    Species A. aulix
    Species A. canadensis
    Species A. confederatus
    Species A. deceptor
    Species A. desquamatus
    Species A. droueti
    Species A. ennishonensis
    Species A. estellae
    Species A. formosus
    Species A. hoplomachus
    Species A. howellae
    Species A. imitator
    Species A. interceptor
    Species A. intermedius
    Species A. mirabilis
    Species A. montanus
    Species A. nelsoni
    Species A. ortivus
    Species A. pellucidus
    Species A. projector
    Species A. semilineatus
    Species A. subtusus
    Species A. varus

Taxon Information

The Genus Aturus has been reported (or is assumed) to occur in fresh waters. This taxon has been reported from North America.

(These statements were generated automatically from the WInvertebrates database.)

Literature Records

  • Aturus, [North America] (Smith et al., 2010).
  • Aturus, "Two species recorded from [North America]. Distr.: N.A., Eu., Af., As., E.I." (Newell, 1959).


  • Smith, I.M., D.R. Cook & B.P. Smith. 2010. Water mites (Hydrachnidiae) and other arachnids. [in] J.H. Thorp & A.P. Covich (eds.). Ecology and Classification of North American Freshwater Invertebrates, 3rd edition: 485-586.
  • Newell, I.M. 1959. Acari. [in] W.T. Edmondson (ed.). Ward & Whipple Fresh-Water Biology, 2nd edition: 1080-1116.

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