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Insect wing venation


Diagram of insect wing venation. Redrawn with modifications from Chapman (fig. 9) The insects: structure and function,
, Cambridge, p.788, (1998)
The veins are named according to system of Comstock and Needham The wings of insects,
American Naturalist
, Volume 32, p.43-903, (1898)
[2] modified by Wootton Function, homology and terminology in insect wings,
Systematic Entomology
, Volume 4, Number 1, p.81-93, (1979)
On the right side of the diagram there is a section across the wing. The section was made along the line marked with arrows. It shows, in exaggerated way, corrugation of the wing.

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