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mx id: 822 | OBO id: HAO:0000126 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000126
anterior tentorial pit synonyms: anterior tentorial groove, fovea clypealis, fovea tentorialis anterior, fovea tentorii anterior, frontal pit, praetentorina, pretentorinae, tentorial foveae
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The tentorial pit that corresponds to the anterior end of the tentorium and partially delimits the clypeus.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The anterior tentorial pit is a tentorial pit.
The anterior tentorial pit is part of the cranium. The anterior tentorial pit is part of the cuticle. The anterior tentorial pit is part of the integument. The anterior tentorial pit is part of the lower face.

Figures
Aleiodes terminalis Cresson, 1869
Entomacis cepa Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
anterior tentorial pit by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
anterior tentorial pit by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
anterior tentorial groove by Beutel, R., and L. Vilhelmsen. 2007. Head anatomy of Xyelidae (Hexapoda: Hymenoptera) and phylogenetic implications. Organisms, Diversity & Evolution 7:207-230.
anterior tentorial pit 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.
anterior tentorial pit by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
fovea tentorii anterior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
fovea tentorialis anterior by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
fovea clypealis by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
praetentorina by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
pretentorinae by Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
tentorial foveae by Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
frontal pit by Nichols, S. W. (eds.). 1989. The Torre-Bueno Glossary of Entomology. New York Entomological Society and the American Museum of Natural History, New York.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Paired pits sometimes visible on the lower face that are external indications of the anterior tentorial arms and that partially delimit the lateral limit of the clypeus.
  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 13 years ago by Andy Deans
located in the subgenal sutures or usually in the epistomal suture
  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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