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mx id: 491 | OBO id: HAO:0000873 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000873
prosternum synonyms: antepectus, propectus, prostethium
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is connected posteriorly to the propleuron and bears the prodiscrimen and the profurca.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The prosternum is a eusternum.
The prosternum is part of the cuticle. The prosternum is part of the propectus. The prosternum is part of the thoracic sternum.

Figures
Coccobius fulvus (Compere & Annecke, 1961)
Ibalia rufipes Cresson
Dibrachys cavus
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Cirrospilus coachellae Gates, 2000
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Trichilogaster Mayr, 1905
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Entomacis notioxera Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
prosternum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
prosternum by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
prosternum by 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.
prosternum 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.
antepectus by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
propectus by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
prostethium by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 11 years ago by Istvan Miko
Sternum of the prothorax, which is usually more or less diamond-shaped and mostly concealed under the propleurae and procoxae.
  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 about 12 years ago by Istvan Miko
A ventral sclerite of the prothorax, between the propleura.
  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 almost 10 years ago by Kelly Dew
The posterodorsal sclerite of the propectus, divided by the transverse sternacostal carina or sternacostal suture into an anterior, horizontal basisternum and a posterior, vertical profurcasternum (or sternellum).
  Reference: 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.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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