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mx id: 476 | OBO id: HAO:0000874 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000874
prothorax synonyms: manitrunk
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The thoracic segment that is located between the head and the mesothorax is composed of the pronotum, the propectus and the fore leg.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The prothorax is a thoracic segment.
The prothorax is part of the body. The prothorax is part of the multi-cellular organism. The prothorax is part of the thorax.

Figures
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Dibrachys cavus
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Label usage (sensu)
prothorax by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
manitrunk by Kirby, W., and W. Spencer. 1828. An introduction to Entomology: or elements of the natural history of insects. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, London 732 pp.
prothorax by Shuckard, W. E. 1836. A Manual of entomology tr from the German of Dr Herman Burmeister by W E Shuckard, with additions by the author, and original notes and plates by the translator. E. Churchton, London 654 pp.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anteriormost segment of the thorax, which bears the first pair of legs but no wings.
  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 first of the three primary subdivisions of the thorax, composed of the pronotum, the propleuron, and the prosternum.
  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 over 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The thoracic segment that is located between the head and the mesothorax and is delimited by the pronotum and the propectus.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the first segment of the thorax
  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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