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mx id: 584 | OBO id: HAO:0000909 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000909
sclerite synonyms: plate, sclerome
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area of the cuticle that is strongly sclerotised, with thick exocuticle and is surrounded by conjunctivae.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The sclerite is a area.
The sclerite is part of the cuticle.

Label usage (sensu)
sclerite by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
sclerite by Chapman, R. F. 1998. The insects: structure and function 4th edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, New York, Melbourne 770 pp.
sclerite by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
plate by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
sclerome by Townes, H. K. 1939. Nearctic species of Netelia (Paniscus of authors) and a revision of genera of Neteliini (Hymenoptera, Ichneumonidae). Lloydia 1:168-231.
Comments and tags
review definition added almost 8 years ago by Matt Yoder
"surrounded by conjunctiva or delimited by conjunctiva"
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Any plate of the body wall bounded by membrane or sutures.
  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
  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 11 years ago by Andy Deans
any of the large or small sclerotized areas of the body wall
  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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