Contributions to Zoology, 67 (3) 197-220 (1998)

Analysis of a species/instars/characters table: a theoretical survey on the use of chaetotaxy in ontophylogenetic studies

Pierre Nayrolles

Université Paul Sabatier, Laboratoire de Zoologie, Ecobiologie des Arthropodes édaphiques , 118 route de Narbonne, F-31062, Toulouse Cedex,

Keywords: ontogeny, phylogeny, chaetotaxy, probabilistic organs, ontogenetic trajectories, Arthropods, Collembola, Symphypleona.