anatomy of a female butterfly
Terminal orifice of the digestive tract enabling ejection of fecal matter.
Muscular organ helping blood to circulate.
Portion of the intestine in front of the rectum.
Terminal part of the intestine located between the colon and the anus.
dorsal blood vessel
Canal through which the blood circulates; it is located on the central line of the back of the insect.
Organ located in the buccal cavity; it secretes saliva and enables especially the digestion of food.
opening of copulatory bursa
Opening allowing copulation by the male butterfly and entry of sperm into the copulatory bursa.
Canal through which the eggs are expelled from the ovaries.
Pouch where sperm is stored for fertilizing the eggs.
Female genital gland producing the eggs.
Fine tubes appended to the intestine and helping in the excretion process.
Portion of the digestive tract extending from the crop to the anus.
Canal in the anterior part of the digestive tract; it carries food to the crop.
Pouch in which sperm accumulates before entering the seminal receptacle.
Large bulge at the back of the esophagus; it can dilate to receive food.