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mx id: 479 | OBO id: HAO:0000400 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000400
hind wing synonyms: ala inferior, ala posterior, ala postica, hindwing, inferior wing, metala, secundarie wing, under wing
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The wing that is located on the metathorax.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The hind wing is a wing.
The hind wing is part of the cuticle. The hind wing is part of the metathorax. The hind wing is part of the multi-cellular organism. The hind wing is part of the pterothorax.

Figures
Braconidae

Label usage (sensu)
hind wing by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
hind wing by Comstock, J. H., and J. G. Needham. 1898. The Wings of Insects Chapter III (Continued). American Naturalist 32:335-340.
hindwing by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
under wing 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.
secundarie wing by Smith, J. B. 1906. Explanation of terms used in Entomology. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society:154.
inferior wing by Smith, J. B. 1906. Explanation of terms used in Entomology. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society:154.
ala posterior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
ala postica by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
ala inferior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
metala by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
comment added over 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
"By definition, and by analogy with 'forearm', the term 'forewing' refers to the front (or leading) part of a wing - any wing. On the other hand, the 'fore wing' means just that, the front wing, where there are more than one. The same goes for 'hindwing' vs 'hind wing'" - A. Polaszek
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BAO candidate added over 8 years ago by Aaron Smith
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alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Pair of wings borne on the metathorax.
  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 about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
Posterior most wing, arising from metathoracic segment.
  Reference: 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.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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