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mx id: 8220 | OBO id: HAO:0001271 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001271
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The area of the metapectal-propodeal complex that is located anterior to the metapleural carina and the ventral propodeal carina and lateral to the metadiscrimen.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The metapleuron is a area.
The metapleuron is part of the cuticle. The metapleuron is part of the metapectal-propodeal complex.

Label usage (sensu)
metapleuron by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
metapleuron by Mikó, I., L. Vilhelmsen, N. F. Johnson, L. Masner , and Z. Pénzes. 2007. Morphology of Scelionidae (Hymenoptera: Platygastroidea): head and mesosoma. Zootaxa 1571:1-78.
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comment added over 13 years ago by Istvan Miko
The metapleuron is an area of the metapectal propodeal complex in some non-apocritan hymenoptera and in all apocritan Hymenoptera. The posterior limit of the area might be defined by different structures in different taxa and hence in different papers.
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