Pronota
Pronotum Pro*no"tum, n.; pl. {Pronota}. [NL. See {Pro-}, and {Notum}.] (Zo["o]l.) The dorsal plate of the prothorax in insects. See Illust. of {Coleoptera}. [1913 Webster]

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