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mx id: 834 | OBO id: HAO:0000503 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000503
malar distance synonyms: malar line, malar space
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical line that is the shortest between the lower orbit and the ventrolateral margin of the cranium.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The malar distance is a line.
The malar distance is part of the integument.

Figures
Aleiodes terminalis Cresson, 1869
Evania appendigaster (Linnaeus, 1758); Evania appendagaster Samouelle, 1819
Szepligetella deercreeki Deans and Mikó; Szepligetella Bradley, 1908
Entomacis cepa Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
malar distance by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
malar line 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..
malar space by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
malar space by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
malar space by Yoder, M. J. 2004. Revision of the North American species of the genus Entomacis (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae). Canadian Entomologist 136:323-405.
malar space 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 almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Minimum distance between the lower margin of the eye and the margin of the mouth at the base of the mandible; sometimes called the malar distance.
  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 8 years ago by Kelly Dew
The shortest distance between the compound eye and the ventrolateral margin of the cranium.
  Reference: 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.
  Cross reference: None provided.

comment added over 9 years ago by Matt Yoder
HOMONYM! malar space=area sensu Sharkey and Wharton.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
area between the ventral margin of the compound eye and the base of the mandible
  Reference: Sharkey, M.J. and R.A. Wharton 1997. Morphology and terminology. Pages 19-38. In: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, and M.J. Sharkey (Eds), Manual of the New World genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Special Publication of the International Society of Hymenopterists. Vol. 1: 1-439 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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