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mx id: 1779 | OBO id: HAO:0000526 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000526
median ocellus synonyms: anterior ocellus, dorsal ocellus, fore ocellus, front ocellus, medial ocellus, median area, ventral ocellus
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The ocellus that is located medially on the cranium.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The median ocellus is a ocellus.
The median ocellus is part of the cranium.

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Label usage (sensu)
median ocellus by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
anterior ocellus by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
anterior ocellus by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
medial ocellus by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
fore ocellus by Fox, W. M. J. 1893. Descriptions of new Aculeate Hymenoptera. Psyche 6:553-556.
front ocellus by Ashmead, W. H. 1903. Classification of the fossorial, predaceous and parasitic wasps or the superfamily vespoidea. The Canadian Entomologist 35:39-44.
ventral ocellus by Beutel, R., and E. Baum. 2008. A longstanding entomological problem finally solved? Head morphology of Nannochorista (Mecoptera, Insecta) and possible phylogenetic implications. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 46:346-367.
anterior ocellus by Smith, J. B. 1906. Explanation of terms used in Entomology. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society:154.
median area by Snodgrass, R. 1910. The anatomy of the honey bee. Technical series / Bureau of Entomology United States Department of Agriculture 18:1-162.
medial ocellus by McLellan, I. D. 1967. New gripopterygids (Plecoptera) of New Zealand. Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand, Zoology 9:1-15.
dorsal ocellus by Goldsmith, T. H., and R. R. Philip. 1958. The spectral sensitivities of the dorsal ocelli of cockroaches and honeybees: an electrophysiological study. The Journal of General Physiology 41:1171-1185.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Middle, unpaired ocellus that normally is anterior to the paired posterior ocelli when three ocelli are present; sometimes called the median ocellus.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
  Cross reference: None provided.


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