Encyclopedia of Entomology

2008 Edition
| Editors: John L. Capinera

Mesothorax

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4020-6359-6_4567

The second or middle thoracic segment. The thoracic segment bearing the middle pair of legs. The thoracic segment bearing the first pair of wings (Fig. 31).

 Thorax of Hexapods

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