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mx id: 1498 | OBO id: HAO:0000897 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000897
fronto-sitophoral muscle synonyms: retractor of the mouth angle
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The hypopharyngeal muscle that arises from the upper face and inserts on the proximolateral process of the sitophore.
written by: Vilhelmsen, L., and I. Miko. 2010. Curators/Head..

Relationships / properties:
The fronto-sitophoral muscle is a hypopharyngeal muscle.
The fronto-sitophoral muscle is part of the head. The fronto-sitophoral muscle is part of the multi-cellular organism.
When present, the fronto-sitophoral muscle is attached to the cuticle. When present, the fronto-sitophoral muscle is attached to the sitophore. When present, the fronto-sitophoral muscle is attached to the upper face.

Label usage (sensu)
fronto-sitophoral muscle by Vilhelmsen, L. 2010. Curator..
retractor of the mouth angle by Vilhelmsen, L. 1996. The preoral cavity of lower Hymenoptera (Insecta): comparative morphology and phylogenetic significance. Zoologica Scripta 25:143-170.
retractor of the mouth angle by Vilhelmsen, L. 2010. Curator..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
One of a pair of muscles inserted on the proximal ends of the lateral arms of the sitophore; they arise on the frons, between the labral retractors and insert on the mesal surface of the lateral arms.
  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.


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