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Ambulatory & Cursorial legs modification of Insects by M.Salman

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Pictures and examples of Insects having ambulatory & cursorial leg modifications. …

Pictures and examples of Insects having ambulatory & cursorial leg modifications.

Department of Entomology BZ. University Multan

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  • 1. MODIFICATION OF INSECT LE Muhammad Salman agrarianbzu@yahoo.com Department of Entomology BZ. University Mu
  • 2. Modification of Insect legs  Ambulatory or Walking Legs  Cursorial or Running Legs
  • 3.  Ambulatory legs are used for walking.  Femur and tibia are long.  Legs are well developed similar in form.
  • 4. Ak Grasshopper Pro- Leg of Ak- Grasshopper
  • 5. Ak Grasshopper Pro-Leg of Ak Grasshpper
  • 6. Green Grasshopper Pro Leg
  • 7. Green Grasshopper Pro Leg
  • 8. Cockroach Fore Leg Meso Leg
  • 9. Cockroach Meso Leg Pro Leg
  • 10. Boxelder bug Pro Leg & Meso Leg
  • 11. Red Cotton Bug Pro Leg & Meso Leg
  • 12. Red Cotton Bug Pro Leg Meso Leg
  • 13. House Fly Pro Leg & Meso Leg
  • 14. Alder Leaf Beetle Pro Leg
  • 15. Bug First Two pairs of Legs
  • 16. Stink bug with brown and white mask
  • 17. Stink bug with Leathery Mask First Two Pairs
  • 18. Tarnished Plant Bug Pro & Meso Leg
  • 19.  Cursorial legs are used for running.  Femur is not swollen.  Long, thin leg segments.
  • 20. American Cockroach Meta Leg
  • 21. Meta Leg of Cockroach
  • 22. Brown Banded Cockroach Meta Leg
  • 23. Oriental Cockroach Meta Leg
  • 24. Ant All legs of Ant
  • 25. Bronze Tiger Beetle Last Two Pairs of legs
  • 26. Ground Beetle Meso & Meta Leg
  • 27. Starred ground beetle Meso & Meta Le
  • 28. Meta Leg Meso Leg
  • 29. Common Black Ground Beetle Meso & Meta Leg
  • 30. Beetle
  • 31. Silverfish Meta Leg
  • 32. References Erin Hodgson, It's a bug's life, http://iowabuglife.blogspot.com/2012_08_01_archive.html, 2013  David Larson, True Bugs, http://freepages.misc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~larsonmorgan/T rue%20Bugs/true%20bugs.html, 2013  Pavel Krasensky, Tarnished plant Bug, http://www.naturephoto-cz.com/tarnished-plant-bug-photo6735.html, 2013  Tony DiTerlizzi, Bug Guide, http://bugguide.net/node/view/9537/bgimage, 2013  Jiri Bohdal, Housefly, http://www.naturephotocz.com/house-fly-photo-14134.html, 2013 
  • 33. References     Anonymous, Brown banded cockroach, http://www.orkin.com/cockroaches/brown-bandedcockroach/, 2013 Morgan Hatcher and Erin Weir, http://cornellcollege.edu/biology/insects2003/erinmorgan/o .htm, 2013 Armin, Periplaneta americana, http://www.amphioxus.org/content/periplanetaamericana?size=_original, 2013 Steve Spitzer, Bronze tiger beetle, http://www.flickr.com/photos/happy_peasant/2654190562/i n/photostream/, 2013
  • 34. References    Malcom Storey, Common Black Ground Beetle, http://www.fcps.edu/islandcreekes/ecology/common_bla ck_ground_beetle.htm, 2013 Jon Lieff, Ants, Individual and Colony, http://jonlieffmd.com/blog/ants-individual-and-colonysuperorganism-leadership-and-fire-ants, 2013 Jeffrey Hahn, Silverfish and firebrats in homes, http://www1.extension.umn.edu/garden/insects/find/silve rfish-and-firebrats/, 2013