Data from: Utilizing descriptive statements from the Biodiversity Heritage Library to expand the Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology

Katja C. Seltmann, Zsolt PĂ©nzes, Matthew J. Yoder, Matthew A. Bertone & Andrew R. Deans
Hymenoptera, the insect order that includes sawflies, bees, wasps, and ants, exhibits an incredible diversity of phenotypes, with over 145,000 species described in a corpus of textual knowledge since Carolus Linnaeus. In the absence of specialized training, often spanning decades, however, these articles can be challenging to decipher. Much of the vocabulary is domain-specific (e.g., Hymenoptera biology), historically without a comprehensive glossary, and contains much homonymous and synonymous terminology. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology was developed...

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