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Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets

... find the information then that would be a great help or by all means give me hints or solution to the following questions: Forelimbs 1-How do the mandibles, maxillae, and quadrate bones differ among fishes, reptiles and mammals? 2-among mammals, how do these bones differ among herbivores and carnivores? ...

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by yamana
Tue Mar 23, 2010 5:10 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Half Skulls and Forelimb Sets
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Structural features of Insects vs Spiders?

... - they have head (6 segments), thorax (3 segments) and abdomen (6-12 segments depending on position in systematics) - they have a pair antennae, mandibles, labrum and labium that are modified complex of appendages called maxillae. All appendages I mentioned together are called mouthparts - they ...

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by SU_reptile
Fri Feb 09, 2007 2:48 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Structural features of Insects vs Spiders?
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leeches

... is there any other insect that is, rather was, being used to stitch... VeenandNivyah Ants in South America (no idea what species) with very large mandibles are used like stitches or staples in backwater wound repair. They are made to clamp down on the wound edges, then their thoraces/abdomina ...

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by sickstan
Fri Jun 02, 2006 2:45 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: leeches
Replies: 14
Views: 7018

Honey

... organs, anterior abdominal genital opening. # Insects have three main body parts, six walking legs, compound eyes, antennae, chewing jaws (mandibles - often secondarily modified), posterior abdominal genital opening.

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by opuntia
Fri Aug 05, 2005 3:56 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Honey
Replies: 12
Views: 6085


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