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mx id: 1285 | OBO id: HAO:0000664 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000664
ocular suture synonyms: circumocular sulcus, circumocular suture, ocular sulcus
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Definition:
The sulcus that extends along the margin of compound eye and corresponds to the circumocular ridge.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The ocular suture is a sulcus.
The ocular suture is part of the cranium. The ocular suture is part of the integument. The ocular suture is part of the sclerite.

Figures
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
ocular suture by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
ocular sulcus 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.
circumocular suture by Snodgrass, R. 1960. Facts and Theories on the Insect Head Part 2. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 142.
circumocular sulcus by Maggenti, A. R., and S. L. Gardner. 2005. Online dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology: Complete Work.Lincoln. 963 pp.
ocular suture by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The line of inflection in the cranial wall around the compound eye, forming internally a circumocular ridge.
  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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