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mx id: 532 | OBO id: HAO:0000603 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000603
metanotum synonyms: metatergum, postdorsulum, postdorsum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The alinotum that is located in the metathorax, is connected with the mesoscutellum and the mesopostnotum anteriorly and the acrotergite of the first abdominal tergum posteromedially.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The metanotum is a alinotum.
The metanotum is part of the cuticle. The metanotum is part of the metathorax. The metanotum is part of the thoracic segment. The metanotum is part of the thorax.

Figures
Tremex columba Linnaeus, 1763
Scelionidae
Sapyga pumila
Copyright ©Lars Vilhelmsen
Entomacis notioxera Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
metanotum by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
metanotum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
metanotum 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.
metanotum 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.
metatergum by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
postdorsulum by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
postdorsum by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Dorsal sclerite of the metathorax, which is often differentiated into a median dorsellum and lateral, lateral panel of the metanotum.
  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
Dorsal part of the metathorax.
  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 tergum of the metathorax, in Hymenoptera situated between the mesoscutellum and the metapectal-propodeal complex.
  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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