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Diptera thorax: Notopleuron

The notopleuron (plural notopleura) is a region on an insect thorax. They are used in characterizing species, particularly in the Family Diptera (true flies). The notopleuron is a thoracic pleurite (a sclerite is a hardened or sclerotized plate and those on the pleuron are called pleurites) situated at the end of the transverse suture of Diptera.

References

  • Zombori, L. & Henrik Steinmann (1999) Dictionary of Insect Morphology. Walter de Gruyter. ISBN 3110148986

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