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mx id: 474 | OBO id: HAO:0001015 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001015
thorax
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The tagma that is composed of the prothorax, mesothorax and metathorax.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The thorax is a tagma.
The thorax is part of the mesosoma.

Label usage (sensu)
thorax by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The middle of the three main body regions of an insect composed of the prothorax, mesothorax and metathorax; which bear the legs and normally two pairs of wings, sometimes used as synonym of mesosoma.
  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 Istvan Miko
The principal middle division of the body to which the legs are attached, between the head and abdomen (cf. mesosoma).
  Reference: Goulet, H., and J. T. Huber. 1993. Hymenoptera of the World: An Identification Guide to Families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E., Ottawa, ON 668 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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