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mx id: 4846 | OBO id: HAO:0001678 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001678
scutellar midpit synonyms: glandular release pit of the scutellum, midpit, posterior pit of scutellum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is concave is located medially on the scutellar plate and corresponds to the opening of an exocrine gland.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The scutellar midpit is a area.
The scutellar midpit is part of the cuticle. The scutellar midpit is part of the mesoscutellar disc.

Figures
Gronotoma Foerster

Label usage (sensu)
scutellar midpit by Buffington, M. L. 2009. Description, circumscription and phylogenetics of the new tribe Zaeucoilini (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae), including a description of a new genus . Systematic Entomology 34:162-187.
scutellar midpit by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
midpit by Buffington, M. L., and S. J. Sheffer. 2008. North American species of Agrostocynips Diaz (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae), parasitoids of Agromyzidae (Diptera): bionomics and taxonomy . Zootaxa 1817:39-48.
posterior pit of scutellum by Nordlander, G. 1981. A review of the genus Trybliographa, Förster 1869. Entomologica Scandinavica 12:381-402.
glandular release pit of the scutellum by Buffington, M., and M. Forshage. 2014. The description of Garudella Buffington and Forshage, new genus (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae)..
Comments and tags
comment added over 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
Evaporatorium?
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Often also referred to as the ‘glandular release pit’ of the scutellar plate. The centre of the pit is perforated with glandular release pores, as revealed by SEM; presumed point of release of glandular secretions produced below the scutellar plate.
  Reference: Buffington, M. L. 2009. Description, circumscription and phylogenetics of the new tribe Zaeucoilini (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae), including a description of a new genus . Systematic Entomology 34:162-187.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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