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mx id: 491 | OBO id: HAO:0000873 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000873
prosternum synonyms: antepectus, propectus, prostethium
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is connected posteriorly to the propleuron and bears the prodiscrimen and the profurca.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The prosternum is a eusternum.
The prosternum is part of the cuticle. The prosternum is part of the propectus. The prosternum is part of the thoracic sternum.

Figures
Coccobius fulvus (Compere & Annecke, 1961)
Ibalia rufipes Cresson
Dibrachys cavus
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Cirrospilus coachellae Gates, 2000
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Trichilogaster Mayr, 1905
Copyright ©Lars Krogmann
Entomacis notioxera Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
prosternum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
prosternum by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
prosternum by 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.
prosternum 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.
antepectus by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
propectus by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
prostethium by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Sternum of the prothorax, which is usually more or less diamond-shaped and mostly concealed under the propleurae and procoxae.
  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 almost 11 years ago by Istvan Miko
A ventral sclerite of the prothorax, between the propleura.
  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 Kelly Dew
The posterodorsal sclerite of the propectus, divided by the transverse sternacostal carina or sternacostal suture into an anterior, horizontal basisternum and a posterior, vertical profurcasternum (or sternellum).
  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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