Tectocepheus sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910

Behan-Pelletier, Valerie M. & Lindo, Zoë, 2019, Checklist of oribatid mites (Acari: Oribatida) of Canada and Alaska, Zootaxa 4666 (1), pp. 1-180: 99

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Tectocepheus sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910
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Tectocepheus sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910 

Original name: Tectocepheus velatus sarekensis Trägårdh, 1910  ( Balogh 1943)

Synonymy: Tectocepheus velatus angulatus Mihelčič, 1957  : ( Pérez-Íñigo 1971), Tectocepheus velatus ibericus Mihelčič, 1957  : ( Pérez-Íñigo 1971), Tectocepheus velatus inflexus Mihelčič, 1957  : ( Pérez-Íñigo 1971).

Geographic Location: AK: Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966); YT: Richardson Mtns; Yukon Tintina ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); BC: Walbran Valley (Lindo & Winchester 2007; Lindo 2010); Interior ( Battigelli et al. 2004); North of Kamloops ( Marshall 1979); AB: Roy Berg Kinsella Research Ranch, ( Newton & Proctor 2013); EMEND Site ( Lindo & Visser 2004); ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); 35 km north of Fort McMurray ( McAdams et al. 2018).

Habitats: Boreal forest with White spruce, Black spruce, Jack pine, Trembling aspen; coastal temperate forest with Western redcedar, Douglas fir litter.

Distribution: Semicosmopolitan.

Remarks: This species was considered a subspecies of Tectocepheus velatus  by Subías (2004) and Weigmann (2006); we follow Laumann et al. (2007) in considering it a distinct species.