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mx id: 4510 | OBO id: HAO:0000354 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000354
frenal line synonyms: transcutellar sulcus
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The line that is transverse, arched anteriorly and is continuous with the posterior margins of the mesoscutellar arms.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The frenal line is a line.
The frenal line is part of the integument. The frenal line is part of the mesoscutellum.

Figures
Asaphes Walker, 1834

Label usage (sensu)
frenal line by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
transcutellar sulcus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
frenal line 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.
frenal line by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 12 years ago by Istvan Miko
Transverse row of differentiated sculpture, groove or ridge that differentiates a posterior region of the scutellum, the frenum.
  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 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
  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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