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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

anterior

Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
No Taxon (Glossary)
No Taxon (A)
No Taxon anterior
Identification
Toward the front of the animal. The opposite of posterior.
Remarks
Anterior and posterior in bugs are judged by their position on the axis that goes from the front of the head/cephalothorax to the tip of the abdomen.
See Also
posterior