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Definition of Prosternum

Prosternum
Prosternum Pro*ster"num, n. [NL. See Pro- and Sternum.] (Zo["o]l.) The ventral plate of the prothorax of an insect.

Meaning of Prosternum from wikipedia

- prin****l sclerites (exoskeletal plates) are the pronotum (dorsal), the prosternum (ventral), and the propleuron (lateral) on each side. The prothorax never...
- same mechanism, but most elaterid subfamilies can click. A spine on the prosternum can be snapped into a corresponding notch on the mesosternum, producing...
- energy stored by a click mechanism, which consists of a stout spine on the prosternum and a matching groove in the mesosternum. Eggs are laid in soil or on...
- family is that the tip of the proboscis fits into a ridged groove in the prosternum, where it can be used to produce sound by stridulation. Sound is made...
- energy stored by a click mechanism, which consists of a stout spine on the prosternum and a matching groove in the mesosternum. Some species startle an attacker...
- Water Dog is off-square, slightly longer than tall when measured from prosternum to rearmost point of the buttocks, and from withers to ground. Portuguese...
- the purpose of work. Seen in profile, the chest curves inward from the prosternum, tangentially joins at the elbow to its underline at 50% of the withers'...
- bugs, the tip of the mouthparts s****es along a ridged groove in the prosternum; in velvet ants the back edge of one abdominal tergite s****es a file...
- stereotypic, steric stern- breastbone Gr**** στέρνον (stérnon) metasternum, prosternum, sternum stern-, strat- spread, strew Latin sternere, stratus consternation...
- stigma; 12: femora; 13: tibia; 14: spur; 15: tarsus; 16: propleura; 17: prosternum; 18: mesopleura; 19: mesosternum; 20: metapleura; 21: metasternum; 22:...
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