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mx id: 591 | OBO id: HAO:0000650 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000650
notum
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The area that is located dorsally on the thoracic segment and limited laterally by the pleuron.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The notum is a area.
The notum is part of the cuticle. The notum is part of the thoracic segment. The notum is part of the thorax.

Label usage (sensu)
notum by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
comment added over 11 years ago by Matt Yoder
The notum can not be defined as a individual sclerite because of the form of the mesonotum. It is further not a anatomical cluster because of the form of the pronotum.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 12 years ago by Istvan Miko
The tergum of a thoracic segment.
  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 15 years ago by Andy Deans
the tergum, or particularly the tergum of the thoracic 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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