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mx id: 593 | OBO id: HAO:0001095 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001095
wing vein synonyms: vein
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is linear and sclerotised and acts as support for the wing membrane.
written by: Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..

Relationships / properties:
The wing vein is a area.
The wing vein is part of the cuticle. The wing vein is part of the venation.

Label usage (sensu)
wing vein by Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..
vein by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
vein by Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Comments and tags
comment added over 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
spectral veins, spurious veins and folds are not true veins
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The line that is delimited by sclerotized or otherwise modified wing integument.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Narrow, usually dark thickenings of a wing arising at the wing base and branching towards the apex (see also nebulous, spectral, tubular veins, and morphology section for naming of veins).
  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.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the tubular thickenings of the wings springing from the wing base and branching distally
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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