Tydaeolus atomus

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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: Tydaeolus
Species: Tydaeolus atomus


Species inquirenda.
The status, affinity, scope or nomenclature of this taxon is unclear.

Please see discussion on the talk page.

Tydaeolus atomus (Berlese, 1908)

  • Type locality: "In gallis Shorca Maranthi " (?) (France)
  • Holotype: not available




  • The original drawing by Berlese (1910: plate 18, fig. 5) shows two pairs of sensilli. This is an error according to Baker (1965: 112), the specimen seen by Berlese was a molting individual.
  • Baker (1965) who saw the holotype reports that it is in bad a state.


  • Berlese, A. 1908. Elenco di generi e specie nuove di Acari. Redia 5: 1–15.
  • Berlese, A. 1910. Acari nuovi. Redia 6: 199–234.
  • 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. Reference page