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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 10 years ago by Matthew Bertone
The anatomical cluster that is composed of tergites.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added over 11 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 over 9 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 about 14 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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