The prickly blade mapped: establishing homologies and a chaetotaxy for macrosetae of penis ventral plate in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)

@article{Kury2015ThePB,
  title={The prickly blade mapped: establishing homologies and a chaetotaxy for macrosetae of penis ventral plate in Gonyleptoidea (Arachnida, Opiliones, Laniatores)},
  author={Adriano Brilhante Kury and M Osvaldo Villarreal},
  journal={Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society},
  year={2015},
  volume={174},
  pages={1-46}
}
For the first time a hypothesis of homology is proposed for the macrosetae which compose the armature of the distal truncus penis of the Gonyleptoidea. Previous attempts to name them in the literature have not been continued because they started by referring to macrosetae based on their position, which may change widely, and all of them were very narrow in scope. The present project instead names groups of macrosetae that do not mandatorily refer to their position, thus compensating for their… 

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