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mx id: 1081 | OBO id: HAO:0000704 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000704
patch
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is round and differs from surrounding regions in sculpture, setae, and/or pigmentation.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The patch is a area.
The patch is part of the cuticle. The patch is part of the integument.

Label usage (sensu)
patch by Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
patch by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
comment added over 4 years ago by Istvan Miko
"The definition of patch states that it is round; I think that's too restrictive. You certainly can have irregularly shaped patches, no?"
  Reference: Johnson, N. F. 2013. HAO contributor..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 4 years ago by Istvan Miko
The area that is round and differs from surrounding regions in sculpture, setae, and/or pigmentation.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

comment added over 7 years ago by Matt Yoder
How do we define small here?
  Reference: Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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