antepronotum

Abbreviation: 
Ap
Variants: 
Pl. antepronota; Adj. antepronotal
Definition: 

In mosquitoes and some other Diptera, the anterior division of the pronotum; visible as a lateral setose lobe just above the proepisternum.

Synonyms: 
antepronotal lobe, anterior notum, anterior pronotal lobe, anterior pronotum, oval lobe, notum (in part), patagium, pronotal lobe, pronotum, protergal lobe, protergum, prosternum (in part), prothoracic lobe, shoulder callosity
Adults: 
Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith