Tegula (insect anatomy)
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A tegula is a small sclerite situated above the base of the costal vein in the wings of various insects such as Orthoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera, Diptera, and Auchenorrhyncha, and attached to the antero-lateral portion of the mesonotum.
- Fischer, Wolf and Büschges. "The locust tegula: kinematic parameters and activity pattern during the wing stroke". Journal of Experimental Biology. Retrieved 2010-08-31.
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