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  • In most insects the leg is built up of nine segments: (1) a broad triangular, sub-globular, conical or cylindrical haunch (coxa); (2) a small trochanter; (3) an elongate stout thigh (femur); (4) a more slender shin (tibia); and (5-9) a foot consisting of five tarsal segments.
  • C, Coxa of fore-leg.
  • 1, Coxa of middle leg.
  • P, Coxa of hind leg.
  • '14,' sp) L H Externa of coxa O Alary tendon of From Miall and Denny, The Cockroach.

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