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mx id: 528 | OBO id: HAO:0000410 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000410
hypopygium synonyms: hypandrium, subgenital plate
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The abdominal sternum that is the posteriormost visible sclerite located ventrally in the abdomen.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The hypopygium is a abdominal sternum.
The hypopygium is part of the abdominal segment. The hypopygium is part of the body segment. The hypopygium is part of the cuticle. The hypopygium is part of the integument. The hypopygium is part of the metasoma.

Figures
Psilocharis afra Heraty, 1994

Label usage (sensu)
hypopygium 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.
subgenital plate by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
hypopygium by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
hypopygium by Miko, I., M. Bertone, M. Yoder, A. Deans, S. Katja, N. Johnson, S. Brady, P. Ward, F. Ronquist, E. Talamas, L. Krogmann, L. Vilhelmsen, C. Rasmussen, G. Broad, A. Lucky, and B. G. 2010. HAO/Biosync working meeting II..
hypandrium by Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The last or posteriormost metasomal sternum.
  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 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The last visible sternum of the abdomen.
  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 Katja Seltmann
The hypopygium is not encouraged to use. Metasomal segments should count and the number of the segment should be used in the description.
  Reference: Miko, I., M. Bertone, M. Yoder, A. Deans, S. Katja, N. Johnson, S. Brady, P. Ward, F. Ronquist, E. Talamas, L. Krogmann, L. Vilhelmsen, C. Rasmussen, G. Broad, A. Lucky, and B. G. 2010. HAO/Biosync working meeting II..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
  Reference: Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
  Cross reference: false


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