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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: Retetydeus


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 Brachytydeus.

Retetydeus Thor, 1931


  • Masculine

Type species[edit]



  • Retetydeus is cited in Baker & Wharton (1952: 192). Apparently, there is no formal synonymization.
  • Species included in Retetydeus were transferred in Lorryia and Paralorryia by Baker (1968a and b) through subsequent combinations. Species concerned are boycei (Baker, 1968a : 1004), catenulata/us (Baker, 1968a : 1001), doddsi (Baker, 1968b : 1102), vivipara/us (Baker, 1968a : 991).
  • The type species, catenulata/us, is included in the genus Brachytydeus by Silva et al. (2016: 12).
  • However, the genus is not listed by Silva et al. (2016).