The dorsal plate of the prothorax in insects. See Illust. of Coleoptera.
Dorsal plate on first thoracic segment behind the head of an insect ( loc. cit.).
Dorsal sclerite of the prothorax, which overlaps the sides of the thorax so as to be upside-down U-like; the pronotum usually is more or less loosely articulated with the mesothorax (see also lateral panel of the pronotum). [drawing][drawing
the upper surface of the first segment of the thorax of an invertebrate
The sclerite comprising the dorsal surface of the prothorax.
shield-like cover of the prothorax
The dorsal or upper plate on the first segment on the thorax.
the upper or dorsal surface of the anterior part of the thorax
is the upper and dorsal part of the prothorax of an insect - insects generally have three segments: head, pronotum and abdomen.
a hard covering over the thorax of some insects.
The dorsal sclerite of the prothorax; in most Hymenoptera, occupying also the dorsolateral or lateral part of the prothorax.
The upper or dorsal surface of the prothorax.
The dorsal surface of the first thoracic segment.
A shield-like plate covering the top of the thorax.
the dorsal plate of the mid body, or thorax, in Coleoptera.
The back surface of the first part of the thorax. In a stag beetle, looking from above, it is the body part between the head and the wing cases.
the plate on top of the prothorax