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mx id: 1406 | OBO id: HAO:0000821 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000821
primary gonopore synonyms: ejaculatory opening, gonopore
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical space that is the transition from the ductus ejaculatorius to the endophallus and therefore the transition from the internal to the external male genitalia.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The primary gonopore is a anatomical space.
The primary gonopore is part of the reproductive system.

Label usage (sensu)
primary gonopore by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
ejaculatory opening by Smith, E. L. 1970. Evolutionary morphology of external insect genitalia 2 Hymenoptera. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 63:1-27.
gonopore by Schulmeister, S. 2001. Male genitalia and copulation in Hymenoptera. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 82:331-349.
primary gonopore by Schulmeister, S. 2001. Male genitalia and copulation in Hymenoptera. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 82:331-349.
ejaculatory opening by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
gonopore by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
comment added almost 11 years ago by Matt Yoder
Schulmeister (2001) concluded, that "the ductus ejaculatorius is in no way separated from the endophallous, just as the endophallic membrane is continuous the surface of the copulatory organ."
  Reference: Schulmeister, S. 2001. Male genitalia and copulation in Hymenoptera. Acta Zoologica (Stockholm) 82:331-349.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 13 years ago by Daniele Swetnam
the external opening of a genital duct.
  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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