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mx id: 610 | OBO id: HAO:0001034 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001034
trochanter
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The leg segment that is located proximal to the femur and distal to the coxa.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The trochanter is a leg segment.
The trochanter is part of the leg. The trochanter is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Figures
Acanthinevania Bradley, 1908
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
trochanter 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.
trochanter by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
trochanter 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
alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Second segment of a leg that articulates basally with the coxa and apically with the femur.
  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 11 years ago by Andy Deans
The second segment of a leg, between the coxa and femur.
  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.

alternative definition added about 14 years ago by Andy Deans
the usual second segment of the insect leg, probably composed of two united trochanteral segments
  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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