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mx id: 477 | OBO id: HAO:0000583 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000583
mesothorax
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The thoracic segment that is located between the prothorax and the metathorax and is delimited by the mesopectus and the mesonotum.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mesothorax is a thoracic segment.
The mesothorax is part of the body. The mesothorax is part of the multi-cellular organism. The mesothorax is part of the pterothorax. The mesothorax is part of the thorax.

Label usage (sensu)
mesothorax by Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
mesothorax by Shuckard, W. E. 1836. A Manual of entomology tr from the German of Dr Herman Burmeister by W E Shuckard, with additions by the author, and original notes and plates by the translator. E. Churchton, London 654 pp.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added over 9 years ago by Istvan Miko
The middle, normally largest segment of the thorax, which bears the second pair of legs and the first pair of wings of those chalcids with wings.
  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 second and largest of the three primary subdivisions of the thorax, bearing the middle pair of legs and, when present, the forewings.
  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.

needs image added over 5 years ago by Istvan Miko
  Reference: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 13 years ago by Andy Deans
the second segment of the thorax; bearing the first pair of wings
  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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