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mx id: 536 | OBO id: HAO:0000621 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000621
metapleuron
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area of the metapectal-propodeal complex that is located laterally of the metadiscrimen.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The metapleuron is a area.
The metapleuron is part of the cuticle. The metapleuron is part of the metapectus.

Figures
Pimpla aequalis
Macroxyela ferruginea Say, 1824

Label usage (sensu)
metapleuron by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Pleuron of the metathorax, which usually is triangular or rectangular and unlike the mesopleuron is not normally subdivided.
  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.


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