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mx id: 1054 | OBO id: HAO:0000300 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000300
epipharyngeal wall
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The conjunctiva that extends between the distal margin of the labrum and the proximal boundary of the cibarium.
written by: Vilhelmsen, L., and I. Miko. 2010. Curators/Head..

Relationships / properties:
The epipharyngeal wall is a conjunctiva.
The epipharyngeal wall is part of the cuticle. The epipharyngeal wall is part of the preoral cavity.

Label usage (sensu)
epipharyngeal wall by Vilhelmsen, L. 1996. The preoral cavity of lower Hymenoptera (Insecta): comparative morphology and phylogenetic significance. Zoologica Scripta 25:143-170.
Comments and tags
review definition added almost 10 years ago by Andy Deans
Needs genus-differentia and review the is_a relationship.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The part of the wall of the preoral cavity lying posterior to the clypeus and labrum is the epipharyngeal wall. Its proximal boundary is indicated by the frontal ganglion. The epipharyngeal wall is usually unsclerotised, except for the apodeme-bearing tormae.
  Reference: Vilhelmsen, L. 1996. The preoral cavity of lower Hymenoptera (Insecta): comparative morphology and phylogenetic significance. Zoologica Scripta 25:143-170.
  Cross reference: None provided.

comment added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Nonmaterial anatomical entities could not have a margin but boundary.
  Reference: Vilhelmsen, L. 2010. Curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.


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