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scutum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is located on the alinotum and is situated anterior to the scutoscutellar suture.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The scutum is a area.
The scutum is part of the alinotum. The scutum is part of the cuticle.

Label usage (sensu)
scutum by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
Comments and tags
review definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
is this an area or a sclerite?
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Andy Deans
The anterior sclerite of a notum. In Apocrita, the mesoscutum is functionally only the area in front of the transscutal articulation; the axilla, although morphologically part of the mesoscutum, is treated as separate (see also axilla).
  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 area that is situated anterior to the scutoscutellar suture.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the area of the alinotum anterior to the suture of the V-shaped notal ridge, or between the suture and the prescutal suture if the latter is present
  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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