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mx id: 1635 | OBO id: HAO:0000504 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000504
malar sulcus synonyms: frontogenal suture, genal sulcus, malar groove, subocular groove, subocular sulcus
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sulcus that extends between the ventral margin of the compound eye and the base of the mandible.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The malar sulcus is a sulcus.
The malar sulcus is part of the cranium. The malar sulcus is part of the integument. The malar sulcus is part of the sclerite.

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Label usage (sensu)
malar sulcus by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
malar sulcus by Gauld, I. D., Bolton, B. (eds.). 1988. The Hymenoptera. Oxford University Press and British Museum (Natural History), Oxford 332 pp.
frontogenal suture by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
subocular sulcus by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
subocular groove by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
subocular sulcus by Gauld, I. D., Bolton, B. (eds.). 1988. The Hymenoptera. Oxford University Press and British Museum (Natural History), Oxford 332 pp.
malar sulcus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
genal sulcus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
subocular sulcus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
subocular 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.
subocular sulcus by Gauld, I. D. 1991. Th e Ichneumonidae of Costa Rica, 1 . Memoirs of the American Entomological Institute 47:1-589.
malar groove 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..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
A groove running between the ventral margin of the compound eye and the dorsolateral margin of the clypeus. Ranges from simple (only one groove present) to compound (several grooves present); when compound, often a distinct ridge is present between the various grooves.
  Reference: Buffington, M. L. 2009. Description, circumscription and phylogenetics of the new tribe Zaeucoilini (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae), including a description of a new genus . Systematic Entomology 34:162-187.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
Groove or line extending between the lower margin of the eye and the margin of the mouth at the base of the mandible, which differentiates the gena from the lower face; sometimes called the genal sulcus.
  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 about 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
A groove extending from the ventral margin of the eye to the anterior or facial articulation of the mandible.
  Reference: 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.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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