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mx id: 6204 | OBO id: HAO:0001530 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001530
frontal sulcus synonyms: frontal fork
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Definition:
The sulcus that is transverse and extends just ventrally of the median ocellus and is never connected to the scrobal sulcus or depression or interantennal area.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The frontal sulcus is a sulcus.
The frontal sulcus is part of the integument. The frontal sulcus is part of the sclerite. The frontal sulcus is part of the upper face.

Label usage (sensu)
frontal sulcus by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
frontal fork by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
frontal sulcus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
Comments and tags
comment added over 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
The sulcus is fused laterally with the frontofacial sulcus. Which term is applicabel to the part of the sulcus laterally of the site of fusion?
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Transverse groove on the face below the anterior ocellus that is above and not connected to the scrobal sulcus or interantennal area; the term is sometimes used synonymously with frontofacial sulcus, which is connected to the scrobal sulcus or interantennal area (see also frontal fork).
  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.


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