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pronotum, pronotal

Black beetle - Strongylium tenuicolle Anomala undulata Swift Conehead - Neoconocephalus velox - female Lesser Angle-winged Katydid - Microcentrum retinerve - male convergent lady beetle? - Hippodamia convergens
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (P)
No Taxon pronotum, pronotal
Explanation of Names
From Greek, pro, before, plus noton, back.
Identification
pronotum noun - the upper surface of the prothorax, the first segment of the thorax. Shape of the pronotum is often important in identification of beetles, and many other groups. Adjectival form is pronotal.
See Also
Divisions of thorax (front | middle | rear):

Dorsal surface of thorax (notum):
pronotum | mesonotum | metanotum

Lateral (pleural) surface of thorax:

Ventral surface of thorax:
Print References
Gordh, A Dictionary of Entomology, p. 737 (1)
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.