Category Archives: Morphology

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Ento.101: Legs

(Previous Article: Insect Wing Structure) Continuing with entomological self-education… Legs: they define the Hexapods: attached to the prothorax, mesothorax and metathorax of ¬†most mature adults in Class Insecta are a pair of legs, giving six […]

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Ento. 101 – External Structure II: The Head and Mouthparts

  The Insect Head Entomologists’ believe the insect head consists of six segments, segments that have evolved from an ancestral precursor to form the features we see today. The head consists of the head capsule, […]

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