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tibia, tibiae, tibial

Insect Leg Legs of hymenoptera Anatomy of a Spider Spider Anatomy for glossary
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (T)
No Taxon tibia, tibiae, tibial
Explanation of Names
From Latin tibia, shin (1).
Identification
tibia noun, plural tibiae, adjective tibial - the shank, or fourth joint of the insect leg. Moving outward from the body it comes after the femur and before the tarsus. See diagram of insect and spider legs above.
See Also
tibia
Print References
(1)(2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.
2.Jardine's Dictionary of Entomology