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mx id: 8281 | OBO id: HAO:0001269 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001269
metapectus
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is connected anteriorly with the mesopectus, dorsally with the metanotum and posteriorly with the abdominal tergum 1.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The metapectus is a sclerite.
The metapectus is part of the cuticle. The metapectus is part of the metathorax.

Label usage (sensu)
metapectus by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
metapectus by Vilhelmsen, L. B. 2000. Before the wasp-waist: Comparative anatomy and phylogenetic implications of the skeleto-musculature of the thoraco-abdominal boundary region in basal Hymenoptera (Insecta) . Zoomorphology [was Zeitschrift für Morphologie der Tiere] 119:185-221.
metapectus by Vilhelmsen, L. B., I. Miko, and L. Krogmann. 2010. Beyond the wasp waist: structural diversity and phylogenetic significance of the mesosoma in apocritan wasps (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society [=Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology] 159:22-194.
Comments and tags
comment added almost 12 years ago by Istvan Miko
The metapectus is an independent sclerite in most non-apocritan Hymenoptera.
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