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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 almost 10 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 almost 10 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 about 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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