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mx id: 4535 | OBO id: HAO:0000769 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000769
metathoracic spiracle synonyms: posterior thoracic spiracle, second spiracle
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The spiracle that is located dorsally on the border between the mesopectus and the metapectus.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The metathoracic spiracle is a spiracle.
The metathoracic spiracle is part of the mesosoma. The metathoracic spiracle is part of the segment. The metathoracic spiracle is part of the thorax.

Label usage (sensu)
metathoracic spiracle by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
posterior thoracic spiracle by Vilhelmsen, L. B., I. Miko, and L. Krogmann. 2010. Beyond the wasp waist: structural diversity and phylogenetic significance of the mesosoma in apocritan wasps (Insecta: Hymenoptera). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society [=Journal of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology] 159:22-194.
second spiracle by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
second spiracle by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
metathoracic spiracle by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
posterior thoracic spiracle by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Paired spiracles of the metathorax, usually not visible in chalcids but when present lying between each mesopleuron and metapleuron, usually near the dorsal margin of the metapleuron.
  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 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The metathoracic spiracle, located near the anterior margin of the metapleuron, between the mesopleuron and the metapleuron, or in the posterior margin of the mesopleuron.
  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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