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mx id: 3827 | OBO id: HAO:0000557 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000557
mesopectus
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Definition:
The sclerite that is U-shaped in cross section, connected anteriorly with the pronotum and the propectus, dorsally with the basalare, the mesonotum, the second axillary sclerite and the subalare, posteriorly with the metapectus and bears the mesodiscrimenal lamella and the mesofurca.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mesopectus is a sclerite.
The mesopectus is part of the cuticle. The mesopectus is part of the mesothorax.

Figures
Pimpla aequalis
Trichilogaster Mayr, 1905
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Cirrospilus coachellae Gates, 2000
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Spalangia nigripes
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Entomacis notioxera Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Biosteres carbonarius
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
mesopectus by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
mesopectus 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.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
Term sometimes used for the entire lateral and ventral portion of the mesothorax (see also pleurosternum).
  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 7 years ago by Kelly Dew
The huge mesosomal sclerite that is U-shaped in cross section; that originates from the merged mesopleura and mesosternum; that is connected anteriorly with the pronotum and the propectus, dorsally with the basalare, the mesonotum, the second axillary sclerite and the subalare, and posteriorly with the metapectus; and that houses the mesodiscrimenal lamella and the mesofurca.
  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 over 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The pectus that is located in the mesothorax.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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