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mx id: 4591 | OBO id: HAO:0000875 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000875
protibial spur synonyms: calcar, fibula, foretibial spur, strigil
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The tibial spur that is located on the fore leg, is curved and together with the probasitarsus forms the strigil.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The protibial spur is a tibial spur.
The protibial spur is part of the cuticle. The protibial spur is part of the protibia. The protibial spur is part of the sclerite. The protibial spur is part of the tibia.

Figures
Alobevania Kawada & Deans, 2008
Micrevania Benoit, 1952

Label usage (sensu)
protibial spur by Basibuyuk, H. H., and D. L. J. Quicke. 1995. Morphology of the antenna cleaner in the Hymenoptera with particular reference to non-aculeate families (Insecta). Zoologica Scripta 24:157-177.
protibial spur by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
calcar by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
strigil 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.
strigil by Leponce, M., T. Delsinne , Y. Laurent, J. Cillis, I. Bachy, A. Heughebaert, P. Desmet, and N. Youdjou. 2010. RBINS Ant eMuseum Paraguay Collection Glossary. Availble at http://projects.biodiversity.be/ants/.
fibula by Snodgrass, R. E. 1942. The skeleto-muscular mechanisms of the honey bee. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 103:1-120.
foretibial spur by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Term used for a curved, bifurcate or otherwise modified tibial spur of the front leg, which together with a strigil forms an antennal cleaning organ.
  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
Tibial spur of the front leg; in most chalcids the protibial spur is short and straight (inconspicuous and needle-like) when there are 3 or 4 tarsal segments, but relatively robust, curved, and apically cleft (bifid, bifurcate) when there are 5 tarsal segments;sometimes called the calcar.
  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 tibial spur that is located on the fore leg.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
a curved, comblike, moveable spur on the distal end of foretibia (T-B, after Comstock; Gauld and Bolton)
  Reference: Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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