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mx id: 1145 | OBO id: HAO:0000085 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000085
acrosternite
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is located anteriorly of the antecosta of a sternum.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The acrosternite is a area.
The acrosternite is part of the cuticle. The acrosternite is part of the sternum.

Label usage (sensu)
acrosternite by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
acrosternite by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Andy Deans
the narrow marginal flange anterior to the antecosta of a definitive sternal plate that includes the preceeding primary intersegmental sclerotization; characteristic of abdominal sterna of insects, but absent on thoracic sterna
  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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