mesanapleural suture
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In Diptera, a suture between the mesanepisternum and the meskatepisternum.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • mesanepisternum — n. [Gr. mesos, middle; ana, up; epi, on; sternon, chest] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) 1. In Diptera, the upper area of the mesepisternum separated from the meskatepisternum by the mesanapleural suture; sometimes divided into anterior and posterior by… …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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