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mx id: 601 | OBO id: HAO:0000647 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/HAO_0000647
notaulus synonyms: Mayrian furrows, Parapsidenfurchen, convergirende Furchen, notaular line, notauli, notaulix, parapsidal suture, prescutal suture
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The line that extends submedially along the mesoscutum and corresponds to the median border of the site of origin of the first mesopleuro-mesonotal muscle.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The notaulus is a line.
The notaulus is part of the integument. The notaulus is part of the mesoscutum.

Figures
Scelionidae
Szepligetella deercreeki Deans and Mikó; Szepligetella Bradley, 1908
Evaniidae
Szepligetella sericea (Cameron, 1883); Szepligetella impressa (Schletterer, 1889)
Evaniidae
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
notaulus by Gibson, G. A. P. 1985. Some pro- and mesothoracic structures important for phylogenetic analysis of Hymenoptera, with a review of the terms used for the structures. Canadian Entomologist 117:1395-1443.
notaulix by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
notaular line by Gibson , G. A. P., J. D. Read , and R. Fairchild. 1998. Chalcid wasps (Chalcidoidea): illustrated glossary of positional and morphological terms ..
notaulix by Snodgrass, R. E. 1935. Principles of insect morphology. McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., New York & London 667 pp.
notaulus by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
notauli by Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), with a Discussion of Terminology. PLoS ONE 7:e32573.
convergirende Furchen by Mayr. 1861. Die europäischen Formiciden Nach der analytischen Methode bearbeitet. C. Gerolds Sohn, Wien 80 pp.
Parapsidenfurchen by Mayr, G. 1887. Südamerikanische Formiciden . Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologische-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 37:511-632.
Mayrian furrows by Emery, C. 1900. Intorno al torace delle formiche e particolarmente dei neutri. Bullettino della Società Entomologica Italiana 32:103-119.
notaulus by Morley, C. 1903. Theichneumons of Great Britain: a descriptive account of the families, genera and species indigenous to the British islands, together with notes as to classification, localities, habitats, host, etc.Plymouth. 315 pp.
prescutal suture by Crampton, G. C. 1926. A Phylogenetic Study of the Thoracic Sclerites of the Psychodoid Diptera, with Remarks on the Interrelationships of the Nematocera. Entomological News (Philadelphia) 2:33-39.
parapsidal suture by Brothers, D. 1975. Phylogeny and classification of the aculeate Hymenoptera, with special reference to Mutillidae. Kansas University Science Bulletin 50:483-648.
notaular line by Noyes, J. S., and M. Hayat. 1984. A review of the genera of Indo-Pacific Encyrtidae (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Bulletin of the British Museum (Natural History). Zoology 48:131-395.
Comments and tags
review definition added over 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Notaulus is a line, because it could be manifested as a carina, sulcus, row of setae or even the border between two differently colored areas.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Paired stucture of the mesoscutum, ranging from a deep, continuous or slightly punctate line to a very shallow, mere indication of a line extending from the anterior to the posterior margin of the mesoscutum. In taxa with a reduced notauli, only the anterior and posterior ends are visible. Notauli have also been referred to as parapsidal grooves (e.g. Weld, 1952). Absent in Zaeucoilini, notauli are common within the Diglyphosemini.
  Reference: Buffington, M. L. 2009. Description, circumscription and phylogenetics of the new tribe Zaeucoilini (Hymenoptera: Figitidae: Eucoilinae), including a description of a new genus . Systematic Entomology 34:162-187.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added almost 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
Paired lines or grooves on the mesoscutum that subdivide the sclerite into a median midlobe and lateral lobes; the notauli, if present, usually originate anteriorly near each mesothoracic spiracle and converge posteriorly, often ending near the inner angles of the axillae if they extend to the transscutal articulation. The notauli are external indications of internal phragmata that separate the dorsolongitudinal and dorsoventral flight muscles (see also parapsidal line).
  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 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The usually oblique longitudinal groove on the mesoscutum, often dividing the mesoscutum into medial and lateral parts.
  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 about 6 years ago by Kelly Dew
The pair of posteriorly converging lines on the mesoscutum, which correspond to the site of origin of the first mesopleuro-mesonotal muscle and divides the mesoscutum into one medial and two lateral lobes. Sometimes incorrectly termed "parapsidal furrows".
  Reference: Karlsson, D., and F. Ronquist. 2012. Skeletal Morphology of Opius dissitus and Biosteres carbonarius (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), with a Discussion of Terminology. PLoS ONE 7:e32573.
  Cross reference: None provided.

comment added over 7 years ago by Matt Yoder
in older literature incorrectly termed "parapsidal furrows"
  Reference: Masner, L., and J. L. García. 2002. The genera of Diapriinae (Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) in the new world. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 268:107-138.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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