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mx id: 562 | OBO id: HAO:0000327 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000327
femur synonyms: Schenkel
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The leg segment that is distal to the trochanter and proximal to the tibia.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2010. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The femur is a leg segment.
The femur is part of the leg. The femur is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Figures
Acanthinevania Bradley, 1908
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
femur by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Schenkel by Sz├ępligeti, G. 1903. Neue Evaniiden. Annales Historico-Naturales Musei Nationalis Hungarici:3783-388.
femur by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Third segment of a leg that articulates basally with the trochanter and apically with the tibia.
  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 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The third segment of a leg, between the trochanter and tibia (c.f.trochantellus).
  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 almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The leg segment that is proximal to the coxa and distal to the tibia.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the third and usually the largest segment of the insect leg
  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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