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prothorax

(prō-thôr′ăks′)
n. pl. pro·thoraxes or pro·thoraces (-thôr′ə-sēz′)
The anterior division of the thorax of an insect, bearing the first pair of legs.

pro′tho·rac′ic (-thə-răs′ĭk) adj.

prothorax

the first thoracic segment in insects.
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Two notopleural setae, 1 damaged supra-alar seta, 1 postalar seta (a second may be damaged), 1 damaged praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 damaged apical scutellar seta, 1 damaged seta on anepimeron and 1 damaged seta above fore coxa on propleuron. Black semi-adpressed setulae on mesoscutum.
Two notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae, 1 (damaged) praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron. Golden, semi-adpressed setulae on mesoscutum.
All setae black, with exception of golden setae on propleuron and anepimeron.
All setae black, with exception of golden seta on propleuron. Two notopleural setae (the ventral less than half length of dorsal), 1 supraalar seta (1 damaged), 2 postalar setae (4 damaged), 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta (1 damaged), 1 apical scutellar seta (1 damaged), 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
All undamaged setae on holotype black (dorsocentral seta and seta on anepimeron missing, all other setae intact on one side of specimen), with exception of golden seta on propleuron. Two notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae, 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
All setae black with exception of golden seta on the propleuron. Two notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta (both damaged), 2 postalar setae (3 damaged), 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta (1 damaged), 1 apical scutellar seta (both damaged), 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
Two notopleural setae (only one remains), 1 damaged supra-alar seta, 2 damaged postalar setae, 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta (left damaged), 1 damaged seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron. Black semi-adpressed setulae on mesoscutum.
All setae damaged with exception of 3 black notopleural setae and 1 white seta on propleuron. Scars of 2 notopleural setae, 1 supra-alar seta, 2 postalar setae, 1 praescutellar dorsocentral seta, 1 apical scutellar seta, 1 seta on anepimeron and 1 seta above fore coxa on propleuron.
Thorax: pronotum, mesoscutum, and scutellum pale with brown or reddish dots, apex of scutellum pale; propleuron pale brown or red, dorsal margin and margin of coxal cavity pale; mesepisternum reddish brown; mesepimeron reddish with pale posterior margin; metepisternum pale and brown; evaporatory area brown.
Thorax: pronotum, mesoscutum and scutellum yellow, with posterior lateral margin of pronotum suffused slightly greenish; pleura pale yellowish, propleuron dorsally suffused with green, margin of coxal cavity whitish; mesepimeron greenish white; ventral portion of metepisternum including evaporatory area whitish.
Thorax: pronotum, mesoscutum and scutellum orange; scutellum suffused with brown; pleura orange, propleuron dorsally sometimes suffused with green, posterior portion of margin of coxal cavity whitish, mesepimeron suffused with greenish, dorsal posterior portion whitish, metepisternum dorsally and evaporatorium suffused with greenish.
Thorax: pronotum, mesoscutum and scutellum yellowish, in part--especially the anterior pronotal lobe--suffused with green; pleura green and pale yellow, propleuron green, mesepisternum ventrally yellow, dorsal portion and mesepimeron green, metepisternum yellow with evaporatorium whitish and metepimeron yellow.