Definition: Length of the prosome of an arthropod. Prosome: anterior region of body, commonly limited behind by major articulation. Collective term for the combined cephalasome and metasome in copepods
Definition: Hard framework, internal or external, which supports and protects softer parts of plant, animal or unicellular organism, and to which muscles usually attach in animals, includes skeletons (derived from Lawrence, 2005).
Definition: The institution that holds a type specimen for a given species. The recommended best practice is to use the identifier in a collections registry such as the Biodiversity Collections Index (http://www.biodiversitycollectionsindex.org/).