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mx id: 4717 | OBO id: HAO:0001103 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001103
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The anatomical cluster that is composed of the rhachis of the second valvula and the aulax of the first valvula.
written by: Ernst, A. F. 2009. Curator. Hymenoptera Ontology.

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

Label usage (sensu)
olistheter by Vilhelmsen, L. B. 2000. The ovipositor apparatus of basal Hymenoptera (Insecta): phylogenetic implications and functional morphology. Zoologica Scripta 29:319-345.
olistheter by Ernst, A. F. 2009. Curator. Hymenoptera Ontology.
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alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Istvan Miko
Term used for the composite tongue-and-groove interlocking mechanism of the first valvulae and second valvulae of the ovipositor stylets, and consisting of the aulax and rhachis, respectively.
  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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