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mx id: 586 | OBO id: HAO:0000910 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000910
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
The setiferous patch that is used for pollen storage.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The scopa is a setiferous patch.
The scopa is part of the cuticle. The scopa is part of the integument.

Label usage (sensu)
scopa by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 15 years ago by Istvan Miko
In Apiformes, a brush-like structure of short stiff hairs of equal length used for collecting pollen.
  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.

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