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mx id: 1277 | OBO id: HAO:0000789 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000789
postoccipital suture synonyms: sutura postmaxillaris, sutura postoccipitalis
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The line that delimits the postocciput from the cranium.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The postoccipital suture is a line.
The postoccipital suture is part of the cranium. The postoccipital suture is part of the integument.

Label usage (sensu)
postoccipital suture by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
postoccipital suture by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
postoccipital suture 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.
sutura postmaxillaris by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
sutura postoccipitalis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
comment added almost 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
Is it a suture?
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The posterior submarginal groove of the cranium having the posterior tentorial pits in its lower ends; internally it forms the postoccipital ridge, on which are attached the dorsal prothoracic and neck muscles of the head.
  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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