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mx id: 9349 | OBO id: ColAO:0000006 | URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ColAO_0000006
metendosternite
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Definition:
Complex internal apodeme equivalent to the metafurca. Arises at or near the posterior edge of the metaventrite usually at the junction of the discrimen and the metakatepisternal suture and projecting anterodorsally.
written by: Lawrence, J. F., R. G. Beutel, R. A. B. Leschen, and S. A. Ślipiński. 2010. Glossary of morphological terms. Pp. 9-20 in: Handbook of Zoology. A Natural History of the Phyla of the Animal Kingdom. Band 4: Arthropoda. 2. Hälfte: Insecta. Coleoptera, Beetles. Teilband/Part 39. Volume 2: Morphology and Systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim).. De Gruyter,Berlin. 12 pp.

Relationships / properties:
The metendosternite is part of the metathorax.

Figures
Sitonini Gistel, 1856
Sitonini Gistel, 1856

Label usage (sensu)
metendosternite by Lawrence, J. F., R. G. Beutel, R. A. B. Leschen, and S. A. Ślipiński. 2010. Glossary of morphological terms. Pp. 9-20 in: Handbook of Zoology. A Natural History of the Phyla of the Animal Kingdom. Band 4: Arthropoda. 2. Hälfte: Insecta. Coleoptera, Beetles. Teilband/Part 39. Volume 2: Morphology and Systematics (Elateroidea, Bostrichiformia, Cucujiformia partim).. De Gruyter,Berlin. 12 pp.
Comments and tags
Redefine added over 8 years ago by Aaron Smith
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