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mx id: 573 | OBO id: HAO:0000955 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000955
sternite synonyms: sternum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that is located on the sternum.
written by: Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..

Relationships / properties:
The sternite is a sclerite.
The sternite is part of the cuticle. The sternite is part of the sternum.

Label usage (sensu)
sternite by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
sternum by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
Comments and tags
alternative definition added about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Sclerite that forms part of the ventral surface of the thorax and abdomen, except for themesothorax where the mesopleura are thought to meet at the midline or discrimen.
  Reference: Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
  Cross reference: false

alternative definition added almost 11 years ago by Istvan Miko
the sclerotized subdivision of a sternum bounded by grooves or by membranous lines or areas (see also sternum).
  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 9 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The sclerite that is located ventrally on the body segment.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 13 years ago by Andy Deans
a subdivision of a sternal plate, or any one of the sclerotic components of a definitive sternum
  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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