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mx id: 4655 | OBO id: HAO:0001658 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001658
dorsal valve synonyms: stylet sheath, upper valve
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is articulated with the right and left second valvifers at the basal articulation and bears the rhachises.
written by: Ernst, A. F. 2009. Curator. Hymenoptera Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The dorsal valve is a anatomical cluster.
The dorsal valve is part of the ovipositor.

Label usage (sensu)
dorsal valve by Ernst, A. F. 2009. Curator. Hymenoptera Ontology.
stylet sheath by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
stylet sheath by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
dorsal valve by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
dorsal valve by Quicke, D., M. Fitton, J. Tunstead, S. Ingram, and P. Gaitens. 1994. Ovipositor structure and relationships within the Hymenoptera, with special reference to the Ichneumonoidea. Journal of Natural History 28:635-682.
upper valve by Quicke, D., M. Fitton, J. Tunstead, S. Ingram, and P. Gaitens. 1994. Ovipositor structure and relationships within the Hymenoptera, with special reference to the Ichneumonoidea. Journal of Natural History 28:635-682.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 14 years ago by Istvan Miko
Term sometimes used for the composite structure of the fused second valvulae.
  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.

comment added over 2 years ago by Istvan Miko
The dorsal valve is equivalent with the left and right second valvulae that are medially continuous (median conjunctiva connecting left and right valvulae absent) apically in most Hymenoptera.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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