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tarsus
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The leg segment that is apical to the tibia.
written by: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..

Relationships / properties:
The tarsus is a leg segment.
The tarsus is part of the leg. The tarsus is part of the multi-cellular organism.

Figures
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
tarsus by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
tarsus by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
tarsus 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.
tarsus by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius, with a Discussion of Terminology and Morphological Variation in Opiinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). PLoS ONE 7:1-38.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Fifth segment of a leg that basally articulates to the tibia and normally consists of three to five subsegments.
  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 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The fifth segment of a leg, attached basally to the tibia and subdivided into tarsomeres.
  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 about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the fifth segment of the leg, usually divided into fron two to five subsegments, or tarsomeres
  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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