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anal angle, anal area

Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (A)
No Taxon anal angle, anal area
anal angle - in an insect wing, the angle between the inner margin and the outer margin; see diagram:

Jardine's definition of "the angle between the dorsum and the tergum" is not helpful because neither of those terms are included in the diagram, and are not normally used in describing wings.

anal area - the area of the wing near the anal angle
See Also
Also called tornus, as in this photo by Gerald Fauske.
Internet References
Moth Anatomy an illustrated guide and glossary of technical terms (Gerald Fauske, North Dakota State U.)