Definition of Pronotum

1. n. The dorsal plate of the prothorax in insects. See Illust. of Coleoptera.



Definition of Pronotum

1. Noun. the dorsal plate of the prothorax in insects. ¹

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Definition of Pronotum

1. a hard outer plate of an insect [n -NOTA]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pronotum

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pronominal adverb
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Literary usage of Pronotum

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1. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History by American Museum of Natural History (1907)
"length of the pronotum; costal margin with a small proximal lobe, distal half of the .same margin arcuate, apex rounded. Wings with the greatest width ..."

2. An Investigation of Evolution in Chrysomelid Beetles of the Genus Leptinotarsa by William Lawrence Tower (1906)
"On the pronotum a and a' have increased in depth of color and have spread peripherally, while anteriorly new areas, the beginnings of b and V and c and c', ..."

3. Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia by Royal Society of South Australia (1905)
"Form much narrower ; pygidium (and pronotum) bright red in male FF. Elytra! sculpture strongly and conspicuously transversely rugate DD. ..."

4. Annual Report (1873)
"Г> (4) Median carina of pronotum less distinct on the middle of the anterior than on the posterior lobe ; hind femora angularly striped. f> (7) Disk of ..."

5. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1891)
"D. sayi Fh. a, dorsal view; ft, face; c, vertex and pronotum; d, female, e, male, ... D. debute Uh. o, dorsal view; b, face; c, vertex and pronotum; d, ..."

6. The British Hemiptera by John William Douglas, John Scott (1865)
"Upper surface shining or dull, pronotum, clavus, ... pronotum with 16 or more, irregular, interrupted, very fine, transverse yellow lines. ..."

7. Rhynchophora Or Weevils of North Eastern America by Willis Stanley Blatchley, Charles William Leng (1916)
"pronotum with basal but without lateral margins. g. Eyes simple; antennal funicle 4-jointed. h. Antennal club with sutures and septa. ..."

8. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"and 2 ; of pronotum, 3mm.-3-2mm. $ and î ; of elytra, ... and 2 ! of pronotum, 2-8mm.-8mm. $ , 3mm.- 4mm. 2 ! of elytra, 10mm. -12mm. J1 , 9mm. -13mm. ..."

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