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mx id: 1196 | OBO id: HAO:0000326 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000326
mesofemoral depression synonyms: femoral depression, femoral groove, mesopleural depression, scrobal groove
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The scrobe that is located on the mesopleuron into which the mesofemur fits when pressed against the mesosoma.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mesofemoral depression is a scrobe.
The mesofemoral depression is part of the cuticle. The mesofemoral depression is part of the mesopleuron. The mesofemoral depression is part of the sclerite.

Figures
Trimorus arenicola (Thomson)

Label usage (sensu)
mesofemoral depression by Krogmann, L., and L. Vilhelmsen. 2006. Phylogenetic implications of the mesosomal skeleton in Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera, Apocrita) - tree searches in a jungle of homoplasy. Invertebrate Systematics 20:615-674.
femoral groove by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
femoral depression by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
femoral depression by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
femoral groove by Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
femoral groove by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
scrobal groove 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.
scrobal groove by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
femoral groove by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
mesopleural depression by Mikó, I., L. Vilhelmsen, N. F. Johnson, L. Masner , and Z. Pénzes. 2007. Morphology of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea): head and mesosoma. Zootaxa 1571:1-78.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 6 years ago by Istvan Miko
The scrobe that is located on the mesopleuron into which the mid leg fits when pressed against the mesosoma.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Oblique depression on the mesopleuron that extends from near the mesocoxa toward the base of the forewing, which receives the mesofemur when this is appressed to the thorax.
  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 8 years ago by Andy Deans
the oblique, impressed region of the mesopleuron into which the middle leg fits when pressed against the mesosoma
  Reference: Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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