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mx id: 1212 | OBO id: HAO:0000225 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000225
costa synonyms: costa marginalis, costal alae anterioris, costal vein, costal vein of fore wing, margo anticus, protocosta, radius principalis, radius superior, vena costalis, vena marginalis
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The wing vein that is anterior to the subcosta and is connected to the humeral plate.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The costa is a wing vein.
The costa is part of the cuticle. The costa is part of the venation.

Label usage (sensu)
costa by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
costal vein by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
costal vein by Masner, L., and J. L. García. 2002. The genera of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) in the new world. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 268:107-138.
costal vein by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
costa marginalis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
costal vein of fore wing by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
protocosta by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
radius principalis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
radius superior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
costa by Comstock, J. H., and J. G. Needham. 1898. The Wings of Insects Chapter III (Continued). American Naturalist 32:335-340.
costal alae anterioris by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
margo anticus by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
vena costalis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
vena marginalis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Vein between tegula and marginal vein. Examine in transparent light (vein often absent).
  Reference: Masner, L., and J. L. García. 2002. The genera of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) in the new world. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 268:107-138.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The usual first (i.e., most anterior when wing is spread out) vein of the wing, typically marginal, connecting with the humeral plate.
  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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