Tectocepheus velatus ( Michael, 1880 ),

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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scientific name

Tectocepheus velatus ( Michael, 1880 )
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Tectocepheus velatus ( Michael, 1880) 

Original name: Tegeocranus velatus Michael, 1880  ( Willmann 1931)

Combination: Scutovertex velatus ( Michael, 1880)  ; ( Oudemans 1900a).

Geographic Location: AK: Fort Richardson, Fairbanks, Anchorage ( Hammer 1955a); northwest and southwest coastal plain; Brooks Range, Fairbanks Region; Denali NP; Chugach Mtns; Kenai Peninsula; Aleutian Islands; Pribilof Islands ( Behan 1978a); Cape Thompson ( Watson et al. 1966; Behan & Hill 1978); Atqasuk ( Behan 1978a; Behan & Hill 1978); Elliott Highway Burn, (65°19’N, 149°06’W) ( Thomas & McLean 1988); Seward Peninsula, near to Cape Espenberg (66°28′22″N, 163°56′56″W, greyish tephra from Aniakchak eruption ( Blackford et al. 2014); YT: Richardson Mtns ( Hammer 1952a); Herschel Is. ( Behan 1978a); coastal Plain; Ogilvie Mtns ( Behan-Pelletier 1997b); NT: Yellowknife, Reindeer Station ( Hammer 1952a); Tuktoyaktuk ( Behan 1978a; Behan & Hill 1978); Mackenzie Delta arctic and subarctic; Banks Is. ( Behan 1978a); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); NU: Coppermine; Iqaluit, Baffin Is.; Ungava Bay ( Hammer 1952a); Ellesmere Is., Quttinirpaaq NP, Hazen Camp ( Oliver 1963; Kevan et al. 1995); Ellesmere Is., Slidre Fiord ( Hammer 1953); Ellesmere Is., Hot Weather Creek ( Brodo 2000); Axel Heiberg Is.; Bathurst Is.; Baffin Is.; Victoria Is.; Igloolik Is.; Keewatin ( Behan 1978a); Bathurst Is. ( Danks 1980); BC: Upper Klanawa Mainline site, near Franklin River ( Berch et al. 2001); Isaiah Creek study site ( Lindo & Stevenson 2007); Vancouver Is., Mt. Cain ( Fagan et al. 2005); Walbran Valley ( Lindo & Winchester 2006); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Sicamous Creek ( Berch et al. 2007); AB: Banff; Mount Robson PP; Jasper ( Hammer 1952a); nr. Breton (Berg & Pawluk 1984); Kananaskis Valley ( McLean & Parkinson 1998); ABMI Sites ( Walter et al. 2014; Meehan et al. 2019); MB: Churchill ( Hammer 1952a); southeast ( Oswald & Minty 1970); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); ON: Petawawa National Forestry Institute, Chalk River ( Marshall 1972; Bird & Chatarpaul 1986); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Sudbury (St. John et al. 2002); near White River ( Barreto & Lindo 2018); near Chapleau ( Rousseau et al. 2018); QC: northern region; Timmins 54°60’N, 67°00’W ( Behan 1978a); Mont Tremblant (Behan et al. 1978); St. Clet ( Smith 1978); peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); Mirabel municipality south of Belle-Rivière ( Tousignant et al. 1988; Tousignant & Coderre 1992); Abitibi ( Déchêne & Buddle 2009, 2010); Morgan Arboretum (Marshall 1964; Sylvain & Buddle 2010); St-Paulin ( Doblas-Miranda et al. 2014); NB: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); NS: Cape Breton Highlands NP (Behan-Pelletier 2010); NL: peatlands ( Behan-Pelletier & Bissett 1994); between Corner Brook and Little Grand Lake ( Dwyer et al. 1997, 1998).

Habitats: tussock tundra; moss; peatlands; boreal mixedwood forest including Lodgepole pine, beech, maple, Balsam fir, Jack pine; coastal temperate coniferous forests; Amabilis fir litter; mixed grass prairie.

Distribution: Cosmopolitan.