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Butterfly Anatomy


Coxa The basal segment of an insect's leg. Trochanter The second segment of an insect's leg, between the coxa and femmur. Femur The third segment, counting from the body, of an insect's leg, found between the tibia and trochanter. Tibia The fourth segment of an insect's leg, between the femur and tarsus. Tarsus The terminal section of an insect's leg, composed of one to five segments and attached to the tibia.


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