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More Information about: ventral
Term ventral
Explanation 1. Located on the venter. For legs this means that these are considered as if they were in the position as given in the illustration. So, even if a leg is pointing upwards in a specimen, one should image that the leg was positioned in a horizontal plane, perpendicular to the body axis.

2. Located in a more position towards the venter. For example, a seta can be located ventral to another seta.

Opposite: dorsal.
Category Morphology: general terms
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Submitted by Paul Beuk
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02.06.06
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#1 | Robert Nash on 07 June 2006 15:15:12
Fortunately Pfft the leg flexes (bends) in the dorsoventral plane so the legs dorsum and ventrum are easily identified. The periphery
(outside) of a transverse section is then divided into eight imaginary parts, which (looking down the leg towards the body read in the direction of a clock)
dorsal
postero-dorsal
posterior
postero-ventral
ventral
antero-ventral
anterior
antero-dorsal
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25.07.19 15:13
@Paul Beuk Thanks mate!! Best wishes!

22.07.19 15:09
Where are the meaning abbreviations of Lindner's series Die Fliegen der Palaearktischen Region, ie. f1: anterior femur, ...and what about "p"? (I don't possess volume I)

17.07.19 19:37
Yup, you can view the wing from above (dorsal side) and from beneath (ventral side).

16.07.19 13:31
Hey Dipterists! Quick Question: Vein r2+3 bare beneath. I've always assumed that this is below as in when you look at the wing flat. Am I right? Thank youuuuu! Pfft

18.06.19 08:07
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14.06.19 22:21
Thank you Elisabeth Wink

12.06.19 13:47
NICE TO SEE YOU BACK STEPHANE!

11.06.19 14:22
Thanks to you also Paul.

04.06.19 13:15
But thanks!

04.06.19 13:14
Old? Young!

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