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mx id: 1100 | OBO id: HAO:0000353 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000353
fossa synonyms: acetabulum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The articular surface that is concave and accommodates the condyle of another sclerite.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The fossa is a articular surface.
The fossa is part of the articulation. The fossa is part of the cuticle. The fossa is part of the sclerite.

Label usage (sensu)
fossa by Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
fossa by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
acetabulum by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
Comments and tags
comment added about 9 years ago by Andy Deans
Hymenopterists use fossa in a very different way from Torre-Bueno (and therefore we should strike the reference).
  Reference: Miko, I., M. Bertone, M. Yoder, A. Deans, S. Katja, N. Johnson, S. Brady, P. Ward, F. Ronquist, E. Talamas, L. Krogmann, L. Vilhelmsen, C. Rasmussen, G. Broad, A. Lucky, and B. G. 2010. HAO/Biosync working meeting II..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
A polished cavity into which a condyle is moveably inserted.
  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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