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mx id: 480 | OBO id: HAO:0000349 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000349
fore leg synonyms: first leg, fore-leg, foreleg, pes anterior, proleg, propes, prothoracic leg
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The leg that is located on the prothorax.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The fore leg is a leg.
The fore leg is part of the mesosoma. The fore leg is part of the multi-cellular organism. The fore leg is part of the prothorax. The fore leg is part of the thorax.

Figures
Alobevania Kawada & Deans, 2008

Label usage (sensu)
fore leg by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
proleg by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
first leg 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.
proleg by Shuckard, W. E. 1836. A Manual of entomology tr from the German of Dr Herman Burmeister by W E Shuckard, with additions by the author, and original notes and plates by the translator. E. Churchton, London 654 pp.
fore-leg by Macalister, A. 1876. An introduction to animal morphology and systematic zoology: part I – Invertebrata.:461.
prothoracic leg by Snodgrass, R. 1910. The anatomy of the honey bee. Technical series / Bureau of Entomology United States Department of Agriculture 18:1-162.
foreleg by Casteel, D. B. 1912. The behavior of the honey bee in pollen collection.:36.
fore leg by Snodgrass, R. E. 1929. The thoracic mechanism of a Grasshopper and its antecedents. Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections 82:1-111.
propes by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
pes anterior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
Anterior most leg; originating from the prothorax.
  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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