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mx id: 582 | OBO id: HAO:0001006 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0001006
tergum synonyms: notum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is located on the integument and is dorsal of the ventral diaphragm.
written by: Bertone, M. A. 2009. HAO Curator..

Relationships / properties:
The tergum is a area.
The tergum is part of the body segment. The tergum is part of the cuticle. The tergum is part of the integument.

Label usage (sensu)
tergum by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
tergum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
notum by ref incomplete
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The anatomical cluster that is composed of tergites.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
A dorsal sclerite of a body segment, which may be subdivided into tergites; specifically used for the abdomen/metasoma (see also laterotergite).
  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.

comment added about 8 years ago by Matthew Bertone
This is the dorsum and the sternum is the venter - must redefine.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the dorsal sclerotization of a body segment
  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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