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mesoscutum synonyms: dorsolum, scutopraescutum, scutum, scutum mesothoracale
Defined (both definition and relationships must be met)
Definition:
The scutum that is located on the mesonotum.
written by: Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.

Relationships / properties:
The mesoscutum is a scutum.
The mesoscutum is part of the alinotum. The mesoscutum is part of the cuticle. The mesoscutum is part of the mesonotum.

Figures
Tremex columba Linnaeus, 1763
Entomacis notioxera Yoder, 2004
Copyright ©Matthew J. Yoder
Opius dissitus Muesebeck
Opius dissitus Muesebeck

Label usage (sensu)
mesoscutum by Miko, I. 2009. -2014 Curator. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
scutum by Curators, H. A. O. 2009. The Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology Curation Team. Hymenoptera Anatomy Ontology.
scutum 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.
mesoscutum 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.
scutopraescutum by Zambori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
dorsolum by Kirby, W., and W. Spencer. 1828. An introduction to Entomology: or elements of the natural history of insects. Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown & Green, London 732 pp.
scutum mesothoracale by Zambori, L., and H. Steinmann. 1999. Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Handbuch der Zoologie 4:1-404.
mesoscutum by Snodgrass, R. 1910. The thorax of the Hymenoptera. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 39:37-91.
Comments and tags
to blog added about 8 years ago by Andy Deans
The mesoscutum in basal Hymenoptera (sawflies) is not homologous with the mesoscutum of Apocrita, since it includes the axilla, whereas the mesoscutum in Apocrita excludes the axilla, which is the part of the scutellar-axillar complex.
  Reference: None provided.
  Cross reference: None provided.

alternative definition added about 6 years ago by Kelly Dew
The part of the mesonotum anterior the scutoscutellar suture, i.e. the anteromesoscutum and the axilla combined.
  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.

alternative definition added over 11 years ago by Andy Deans
the dorsal area of the mesoscutal sclerite defined laterally by the parascutal carinae and the ventral bend of the mesoscutal sclerite
  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 over 8 years ago by Istvan Miko
The anterior sclerite of the mesonotum.
  Reference: Sharkey, M.J. and R.A. Wharton 1997. Morphology and terminology. Pages 19-38. In: Wharton, R.A., P.M. Marsh, and M.J. Sharkey (Eds), Manual of the New World genera of Braconidae (Hymenoptera). Special Publication of the International Society of Hymenopterists. Vol. 1: 1-439 pp.
  Cross reference: None provided.


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