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flagellum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The anatomical cluster composed of flagellomeres.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The flagellum is a anatomical cluster.

Figures
Acropiesta Foerster, 1856; Acropiesta Foerster, 1856
Szepligetella levipetiolata (Turner, 1919); Szepligetella levipetiolata (Turner, 1919)

Label usage (sensu)
flagellum by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 7 years ago by Istvan Miko
The antenna beyond the pedicel, which in chalcids consists of 1-12 flagellar segments or flagellomeres and often is differentiated into three regions, the anellus, funicle and clava.
  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 almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The third primary division or segment of the antenna; it articulates with the pedicel basally and almost always is subdivided into flagellomeres.
  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.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
the part of the antenna distal to the pedicel, typically filamentous, but various forms, usually subsegmented or multiarticulate
  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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