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mx id: 1217 | OBO id: HAO:0000331 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000331
first median plate
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is located between the second axillary and the distal arm of the third axillary at the base of the mediocubital field.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The first median plate is a sclerite.
The first median plate is part of the cuticle. The first median plate is part of the median complex.

Label usage (sensu)
first median plate by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
first median plate by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Andy Deans
a small sclerite of variable shape lying in the angle between the second axillary and the distal arm of the third axillary at the base of the mediocubital field; accesory to the third axillary in function and usually attached to it
  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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