Insect morphology

Thorax features

Two prominent features of the thoraxthorax:
one of the three main body segments in an insect, located between the head and abdomen, where the wings and legs of the insect attach
, the second body region in insects, are the pronotumpronotum:
the dorsal surface of the first thoracic segment
and the scutellum.

thorax features

Scutellum shapes

scutellum: beetles
scutellum: flies
scutellum: true bugs