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mx id: 492 | OBO id: HAO:0000556 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000556
mesonotum synonyms: dorsulum, mesotergum, mesothorax
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is limited anteriorly by the pronotum, laterally by the basalare, axillary sclerites, subalare and the mesopectus and posterolaterally by the mesopostnotum and the metanotum.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mesonotum is a area. The mesonotum is a notum.
The mesonotum is part of the cuticle. The mesonotum is part of the mesothorax. The mesonotum is part of the thoracic segment. The mesonotum is part of the thorax.

Figures
Tremex columba Linnaeus, 1763
Trichilogaster Mayr, 1905
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
mesonotum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
mesonotum 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.
mesothorax 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.
mesonotum 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.
dorsulum by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
mesotergum by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Dorsal sclerite of the mesothorax, which is almost always divided into an anterior mesoscutum and posterior scutellar-axillar complex by the transscutal articulation.
  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 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The dorsal part of the mesothorax.
  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 8 years ago by Kelly Dew
The area that is limited anteriorly by the pronotum, laterally by the basalare, axillary sclerites and subalare and posterolaterally by the mesopostnotum and the metanotum.
  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.

alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The alinotum that is located in the mesothorax.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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