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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..
head by Kirby, W., and W. Spencer. 1828. An introduction to Entomology: or elements of the natural history of insects. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, London 732 pp.
Comments and tags
BAO candidate added over 8 years ago by Aaron Smith
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

BAO candidate added over 8 years ago by Aaron Smith
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 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 ..
  Cross reference: None provided.


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