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mx id: 1147 | OBO id: HAO:0000098 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000098
antecosta
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The ridge that extends along the anterior margin of the tergum and sternum and corresponds to the site of attachment of the median longitudinal intersegmental muscles.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The antecosta is a ridge.
The antecosta is part of the body segment. The antecosta is part of the cuticle. The antecosta is part of the sclerite.

Label usage (sensu)
antecosta by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
antecosta by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The ridge that is extending along the anterior margin of the tergum or sternum, homologous with the primary intersegmental fold, serves as the site of origin of the longitudinal intersegmental muscles.
  Reference: Curators. 2010. Gibson, Vilhelmsen, Seltmann, Bertone, Yoder, Miko muscle working group..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
the anterior submarginal or marginal ridge on the inner surface of a tergal or sternal plate corresponding to the primary intersegmental fold, on which typically the longitudinal muscles are attached
  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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