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Taxonavigation: Tydeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Chelicerata
Classis: Arachnida
Subclassis: Acari
Superordo: Acariformes
Ordo: Trombidiformes
Subordo: Prostigmata
Cohort: Eupodina
Superfamilia: Tydeoidea

Familia: Iolinidae
Subfamilia: Tydaeolinae
Genus: Coccotydeus


Nuvola apps important.svg The name of this taxon appears to be invalid under the relevant nomenclatural code, as it is a redundant synonym of Tydaeolus.

Coccotydeus Thor, 1931

  • Original status: genus
  • Gender: masculine
  • Type species: Coccotydeus globifer Thor, 1931 by original designation


  • Junior synonym of the genus Tydaeolus [syn. proposed by Baker (1965) - synonymy generally accepted but not by Fain et al. (1991: 197)]



  • Baker, E.W. 1965. A review of the genera of the family Tydeidae (Acarina). In: Naegele, J.A. (ed.). Advances in acarology (2). Ithaca (NY): Cornell University Press: 96–133.
  • Fain, A., Greenwood, M.T. & Macfarlane, D. 1991. Mites (Acari) found in the nest of the dipper Cinclus cinclus aquaticus Bechstein, in Wales (British Isles). Acarologia, 32(3): 193–204.
  • Thor, S. 1931. Norwegische Tydeidae. I–VII. Mit Kennzeichnung vier neuer Gattungen. Zoologischer Anzeiger 94: 89–104. Reference page
  • Thor, S. 1933. Tydeidae, Ereynetidae. Das Tierreich 60: 1–84.