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mx id: 3853 | OBO id: HAO:0000369 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000369
gaster
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical cluster that is composed of all abdominal segments posterior to abdominal segment 2.
written by: 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..

Relationships / properties:
The gaster is a anatomical cluster.
The gaster is part of the metasoma.

Label usage (sensu)
gaster by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
gaster by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
gaster by Sharkey, M.J. and R.A. Wharton 1997. Morphology and terminology. Pages 19-38. In: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, and M.J. Sharkey (Eds), Manual of the New World genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Special Publication of the International Society of Hymenopterists. Vol. 1: 1-439 pp.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The posteriormost of the three main body regions of a chalcid, which looks like the insect abdomen but excludes both the first 'true' abdominal segment, the propodeum, and the second 'true' abdominal segment, the petiole (see also metasoma).
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Katja Seltmann
The terminal enlarged tagma of the ant body, located immediately beyond the waist and constituted of the abdominal segments 4-7 or of the abdominal segments 3-7 when the abdominal segment 3 is or is not differentiated into a postpetiole, respectively.
  Reference: Leponce, M., T. Delsinne , Y. Laurent, J. Cillis, I. Bachy, A. Heughebaert, P. Desmet, and N. Youdjou. 2010. RBINS Ant eMuseum Paraguay Collection Glossary. Availble at http://projects.biodiversity.be/ants/.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Bob Wharton
The anatomical cluster composed of all abdominal segments posterior to the petiole (abdominal segment 2) in Ichneumonoidea
  Reference: Sharkey, M.J. and R.A. Wharton 1997. Morphology and terminology. Pages 19-38. In: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, and M.J. Sharkey (Eds), Manual of the New World genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Special Publication of the International Society of Hymenopterists. Vol. 1: 1-439 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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