Brachytydeus bedfordiensis

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Taxonavigation: Tydeoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Tydeidae
Subfamilia: Tydeinae
Genus: Brachytydeus
Species: Brachytydeus bedfordiensis


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 Tydeus reticulatus.

Brachytydeus bedfordiensis (Evans, 1952)

  • Type locality: in humus, South Bedfordshire (U.K.)
  • Holotype: BMNH, ♀


Objective synonyms[edit]

  • Lorryia bedfordiensis, original combination, combination also used by Baker (1968: 992)
  • Tydeus bedfordiensis, subsequent combination used by André (1987: 152–154)
  • Brachytydeus bedfordiensis, subsequent combination used by Silva et al. (2016: 11)

Subjective synonyms[edit]


  • Evans described this species as having a single seta on the palpal tibia; there are two according to Baker (1968: 992).
  • Species redescribed and all active stases figured, not to be confused with Brachytydeus stephani (André, 1987: 152–153).
  • Differences between Brachytydeus reticulatus and B. bedfordiensis are given by Baker (1968: 992).
  • Synonymy based on type slides by Kaźmierski (1998: 301)
  • Synonymy between reticulata/us and bedfordiensis not cited by Silva et al. (2016).