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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 over 9 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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