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mx id: 1299 | OBO id: HAO:0000906 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000906
salivarium
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Definition:
The area that is adjacent to the proximal end of the salivary duct and corresponds to the site of insertion of the dorsal and ventral premento-salivarial muscles.
written by: Popovici, O. A., I. Mikó, K. Seltmann, and A. R. Deans. 2012. The maxillo-labial complex in Sparasion (Platygastroidea: Platygastridae). Journal of Hymenoptera Research in prep.

Relationships / properties:
The salivarium is a area.
The salivarium is part of the cuticle. The salivarium is part of the salivary duct.

Label usage (sensu)
salivarium by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
salivarium by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the posterior/ventral part of the preoral cavity
  Reference: Vilhelmsen, L. 1996. The preoral cavity of lower Hymenoptera (Insecta): comparative morphology and phylogenetic significance. Zoologica Scripta 25:143-170.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 6 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anatomical space that is situated between the salivarial orifice and the salivarial duct and is delimited ventrally by the salivarial sclerite. The dorsal and ventral premento-salivarial muscles insert on the dorsal salivarial wall and the salivarial sclerite, respectively.
  Reference: Vilhelmsen, L. 2010. Curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.


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