Metz, M., Miller, D.R., Dickey, A.M., Bauchan, G.R., Ochoa, R., Skvaria, M.J., & Miller, G.L. 2017 Rediscovering digitules in Aphidomorpha and the question of homology among Sternorrhyncha (Insecta, Hemiptera). ZooKeys 683: 39–50


  • morphology
  • Notes: We provide the etymology of the term, digitule, a proposed explanation for why it was used among scale taxonomists and not aphid taxonomists, and discuss briefly options to progress beyond the confusion between terminology for morphology and homology in Sternorrhyncha.

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