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mx id: 1267 | OBO id: HAO:0000297 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000297
epicranial suture
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The suture that is Y-shaped and located dorsally on the cranium.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The epicranial suture is a groove.
The epicranial suture is part of the cranium. The epicranial suture is part of the integument. The epicranial suture is part of the sclerite.

Label usage (sensu)
epicranial suture by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
epicranial suture by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
comment added about 8 years ago by Matthew Bertone
we do not have in adults
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The dorsal Y-shaped suture of the cranium, including the median coronal suture of the vertex, and the divergent frontal sutures of the facial region.
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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