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mx id: 4276 | OBO id: HAO:0000980 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000980
epiproct synonyms: anal sclerite, supraanal plate
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is located dorsally of the anal opening.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The epiproct is a sclerite.
The epiproct is part of the cuticle. The epiproct is part of the metasoma.

Figures
Megaspilidae

Label usage (sensu)
epiproct by Crampton, G. C. 1919. The genitalia and terminal abdominal structures of males, and the terminal structures of the larvae of ‘chalastogastrous’ Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 21:129-151.
supraanal plate by Crampton, G. C. 1919. The genitalia and terminal abdominal structures of males, and the terminal structures of the larvae of ‘chalastogastrous’ Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 21:129-151.
epiproct by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
supraanal plate by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
anal sclerite by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
In some female Eupelmidae, a more or less sclerotized, flap-like sclerite that covers the anus.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
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