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pleuron
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The sclerite that articulates with the leg and is connected along its dorsal margin with the notum and ventral margin with the sternum.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The pleuron is a sclerite.
The pleuron is part of the cuticle. The pleuron is part of the thoracic segment.

Label usage (sensu)
pleuron by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
Sclerite that forms the lateral surface of each of the prothorax, mesothorax and metathorax.
  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 about 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The lateral part of a body segment, commonly of a thoracic segment where the pleuron occupies the lateral as well as the ventral areas of the mesothorax and metathorax.
  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 almost 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anatomical cluster that is composed of the pleurites of the given segment.
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
(in the pterothoracic segments) the lateral region of the pectus comprising the epimeron and the episternum (modified from Snodgrass 1935)
  Reference: Ronquist, F., and G. Nordlander. 1989. Skeletal morphology of an archaic cynipoid, Ibalia rufipes (Hymenoptera: Ibaliidae). Entomologica Scandinavica, Supplement 33:1-60.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the sclerotization of the pleural area of a segment, apparently derived from the proximal part of of the limb basis, and usually subdivided into pleurites
  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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