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mx id: 472 | OBO id: HAO:0000626 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000626
metasoma
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The tagma that is connected anteriorly to the metapectal-propodeal complex at the propodeal foramen and consists of abdominal segments.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2010. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The metasoma is a anatomical cluster. The metasoma is a tagma.
The metasoma is part of the abdomen. The metasoma is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Figures
Pimpla aequalis

Label usage (sensu)
metasoma by Goulet, H., and J. T. Huber. 1993. Hymenoptera of the World: An Identification Guide to Families. Research Branch, Agriculture Canada Publication 1894/E., Ottawa, ON 668 pp.
metasoma by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
metasoma by Michener, C. D. 1944. Comparative external morphology, phylogeny, and a classification of the bees (Hymenoptera). Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 82:151-326.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The posteriormost of the three main body regions of apocritan Hymenoptera, which looks like the insect abdomen but excludes the first 'true' abdominal segment, the propodeum, which is fused to the thorax; the metasoma includes the second 'true' abdominal segment, the petiole (see also gaster).
  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.

alternative definition added over 8 years ago by Andy Deans
The anatomical cluster that is connected anteriorly to the metapectal-propodeal complex at the propodeal foramen and consists of abdominal segments.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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