Tectocepheidae Grandjean, 1954

Bolger, Thomas, 2017, Oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) recorded from Ireland: Catalogue, historical records, species habitats and geographical distribution, combinations, variations and synonyms, Zootaxa 4328 (1), pp. 1-174: 108-109

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Tectocepheidae Grandjean, 1954
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Family Tectocepheidae Grandjean, 1954 

Tectocepheus Berlese, 1895 

· Tectocepheus minor Berlese, 1903 

· Original name: Tectocepheus minor Berlese, 1903  .

· In: Acari  nuovi. Manipulus I. Redia  , 1, 252.

· Synonyms: Tectocepheus cuspidentatus Knülle, 1954  ; Tectocepheus velatus  novus Hammer, 1967  ; Tectocepheus bisignatus Moritz, 1968  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Pastures, corn crops, coniferous forests (mixed lodgepole pine and Norway spruce), Sitka spruce forests and blanket bogs (rough grazing) ( Arroyo et al. 2009a); Machair fixed (stable) dunes and Machair grassland (Arroyo and Bolger 2011); raised bogs, mountain blanket bogs and Atlantic blanket bogs ( Wisdom et al. 2011); moss in canopy in oak, ash and Scots pine forests, moss on soil in oak and Scots pine forests and soil in Scots pine and Sitka spruce forests ( Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); moss on soil in oak forest ( Arroyo et al. 2013c); ant nests ( Arroyo et al. 2015). Counties: Cork, Galway, Kerry, Laois, Limerick, Mayo, Offaly, Sligo, Roscommon, Tipperary and Wicklow.

Tectocepheus velatus (Michael, 1880)  *

· Original name: Tegeocranus velatus Michael, 1880  .

· In: A further contribution to the knowledge of British Oribatidae  . (Part II). Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society, 3, 190.

· Historical combinations/variations: Scutovertex velatus (Michael) Oudemans, 1900  .

· Synonyms: Tectocepheus velatus sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910  ; Tectocepheus coniunctus Knülle, 1954  ; Tectocepheus tenuis Knülle, 1954  ; Tectocepheus translamellatus Knülle, 1954  ; Tectocepheus velatus granulatus Mihelčič, 1957  ; Tectocepheus vicarius Balogh, 1958  ; Tectocepheus sarekensis (Trägårdh) Hammer, 1967  ; Tectocepheus translamellaris Kardar, 1974  ; Tectocepheus titanius Ohkubo, 1982  ; Tectocepheus spinosus Mahunka, 1984  .

Irish Reference/s and Habitat/s: Cutaway raised bog and permanent pasture (both soil and herbage) ( Whelan 1978, 1985, 1986); sugar beet ( Curry and Purvis 1982); dune and pasture at seashore (Purvis 1982); bog, grassland, heather and shelter belt on peat ( Longworth 1973); grassland herbage ( Purvis 1978); agricultural grassland with application of animal manure ( Bolger 1980); sandy loam grassland ( Bolger and Curry 1984); cutaway bog in Salix  litter ( Bolger 1985); wheat crop ( Bolger and Kelly 1985; unpublished data); fungal sporocarps (1987b); former raised bog cutaway peat ( Curry and Momen 1988); pastures, corn and barley crops, Sitka spruce forests, broadleaved forests (hawthorn and ash mixed, birch) and blanket bogs (rough grazing) ( Arroyo et al. 2009a); Machair fore dunes and fixed (stable) dunes and Machair grassland (Arroyo and Bolger 2011); raised bogs and Atlantic blanket bogs ( Wisdom et al. 2011); moss in canopy in oak, ash and Scots pine forests, moss on soil in oak, Scots pine and Sitka spruce forests and soil in Scots pine and Sitka spruce forests ( Arroyo et al. 2012, 2013b); agricultural grassland and in ant nests ( Arroyo et al. 2015).

Counties: Clare, Cork, Donegal, Galway, Kerry, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Limerick, Louth, Mayo, Meath, Offaly and Wexford.