To be or not to be a tibial comb: A discussion on the (past) use of tibial armature in tribal/subtribal organization in Cholevinae (Coleoptera: Leiodidae)

@inproceedings{Gnaspini2020ToBO,
  title={To be or not to be a tibial comb: A discussion on the (past) use of tibial armature in tribal/subtribal organization in Cholevinae (Coleoptera: Leiodidae)},
  author={Pedro Gnaspini and Stewart B. Peck and Caio Antunes-Carvalho and Michel Perreau and Eduardo C. Gomyde},
  year={2020}
}
Detailed studies of microstructure have recently been shown to provide phylogenetic signals at several supraspecific levels within leiodid coleopterans, as well as in other insects. The tribe Ptomaphagini (Leiodidae: Cholevinae), with a Holarctic‐ Neotropical‐Oriental distribution, has been characterized, among other things, by having a comb of equal‐sized, flat spines around the apex of the tibiae of all legs, with a row of spines extending along the outer edge of the protibiae in the… 
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