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mx id: 488 | OBO id: HAO:0000506 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000506
mandible
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The appendage that is encircled by one sclerite that is connected to the cranium proximolaterally and to the maxillo-labial complex proximomedially via conjunctivae and articulates with the cranium via the anterior and posterior cranio-mandibular articulations.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mandible is a appendage.
The mandible is part of the mouthparts. The mandible is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Figures
Megalyridae
Crabronidae
Entomacis cepa Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Entomacis microbipunctata Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
mandible 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.
mandible by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
mandible by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
Comments and tags
BAO candidate added over 6 years ago by Nico Franz
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Pair of strongly sclerotized, lateral mouthparts lying between the labrum and labiomaxillary complex, which are used for chewing; normally a mandible is differentiated apically into one or more teeth.
  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 almost 9 years ago by Andy Deans
The paired, heavily sclerotized biting and chewing lateral appendage of the mouthparts between the labrum and maxilla.
  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.

comment added about 8 years ago by Matt Yoder
Sclerite?
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 11 years ago by Andy Deans
the first pair of appendages of the gnathal region of the head; biting jaw-like organs in their general form
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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