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mx id: 1141 | OBO id: HAO:0000907 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000907
scale
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sensillum with a scale-like cuticular component.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The scale is a sensillum.
The scale is part of the body.

Label usage (sensu)
scale by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
comment added almost 8 years ago by Matt Yoder
Given the generalized nature of the source this almost definitely refers to Lepidoptera. Do any Hymenoptera have scales?
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 3 years ago by Istvan Miko
The seta that is broad and flat.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 8 years ago by Andy Deans
A flat unicellular external process of the body wall, probably a modified seta.
  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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