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mx id: 478 | OBO id: HAO:0000630 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000630
metathorax synonyms: metastethidium
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The thoracic segment that is located between the mesothorax and the first abdominal tergum and is delimited by the metanotum and the metapectus.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2019 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

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

Label usage (sensu)
metathorax by 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.
metathorax by Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
metathorax 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.
metastethidium by Zombori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
Comments and tags
alternative definition added almost 9 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The organism subdivision that is composed of the whole organism but which excludes the antennae, legs and wings.
  Reference: Deans, A. R. 2009. HAO curator..
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 10 years ago by Istvan Miko
The last segment of the 'true' thorax, which bears the third pair of legs and usually the second pair of wings, and is fused posteriorly to the propodeum (see also mesosoma).
  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 third of the three primary subdivisions of the thorax, bearing the hind pair of legs and, when present, the hind wings.
  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.


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