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mx id: 469 | OBO id: HAO:0000397 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000397
head
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The tagma that is located anterior to the thorax.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The head is a tagma.
The head is part of the body.

Figures
Pimpla aequalis
Macroxyela ferruginea Say, 1824

Label usage (sensu)
head by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
head by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
BAO candidate added over 5 years ago by Aaron Smith
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

BAO candidate added over 5 years ago by Aaron Smith
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
The first or anteriormost of the three main body regions of an insect, which bears the mouthparts and major sense organs.
  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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