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mx id: 3390 | OBO id: HAO:0000108 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000108
posterior cranio-mandibular muscle synonyms: M. craniomandibularis externus, abductor of the mandible, anterior cranio-mandibular muscle, musculus cranio-extramandibularis
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The mandibular muscle that arises posterolaterally from the cranium and inserts on the tendon attached posteroproximal part of the mandible.
written by: Seltmann, K. 2010. Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is a mandibular muscle.
The posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is part of the head. The posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is part of the multi-cellular organism.
When present, the posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is attached to the cranium. When present, the posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is attached to the cuticle. When present, the posterior cranio-mandibular muscle is attached to the mandible.

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Apis mellifera

Label usage (sensu)
posterior cranio-mandibular muscle by Vilhelmsen, L. 2010. Curator..
M. craniomandibularis externus by Beutel, R., and L. Vilhelmsen. 2007. Head anatomy of Xyelidae (Hexapoda: Hymenoptera) and phylogenetic implications. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 7:207-230.
anterior cranio-mandibular muscle by Mikó, I., L. Vilhelmsen, N. F. Johnson, L. Masner , and Z. Pénzes. 2007. Morphology of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea): head and mesosoma. Zootaxa 1571:1-78.
abductor of the mandible by Snodgrass, R. E. 1942. The skeleto-muscular mechanisms of the honey bee. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 103:1-120.
musculus cranio-extramandibularis by Youssef, N. 1971. Topography of the cephalic musculature and nervous system of the honey bee Apis mellifera Linnaeus. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 99:1-54.
Comments and tags
comment added almost 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
According to Benjamin Wipfler we should use "M. craniomandibularis externus".
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 8 years ago by Katja Seltmann
The mandibular muscle that arises posterolaterally from the head capsule and inserts on the tendon attached posteroproximal part of the mandible (abductor).
  Reference: Vilhelmsen, L., and I. Miko. 2010. Curators/Head..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 8 years ago by Katja Seltmann
Point of fixed attachment on top of cranium; point of movable attachment on inner articulating mandibular membrane
  Reference: Youssef, N. 1971. Topography of the cephalic musculature and nervous system of the honey bee Apis mellifera Linnaeus. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 99:1-54.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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