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mx id: 1474 | OBO id: HAO:0000945 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000945
spermatheca synonyms: receptaculum seminis
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The pouch that accommodates the sperm.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The spermatheca is a pouch.
The spermatheca is part of the conjunctiva. The spermatheca is part of the cuticle. The spermatheca is part of the female genitalia.

Label usage (sensu)
spermatheca by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
receptaculum seminis by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
receptaculum seminis by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
spermatheca by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 5 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anatomical space that serves as the storage of sperm.
  Reference: 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.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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