morphology of a butterfly 
Anterior portion of the butterfly’s body containing the sensory organs and the brain.
Portion of the butterfly’s body divided into three segments; it contains the motor appendages, such as the legs and wings.
Protruding line that gives the wing its rigidity and enables the blood to circulate.
Constituent element of a butterfly’s wing contained between the wing veins.
Sensory organ made up of several segments and having mainly tactile and olfactory functions.
Sensory organ of the mouth having mainly olfactory and gustatory functions.
Organ of vision made up of thousands of facets that perceive shapes, colors, motion and distance.
Mouthlike part allowing the butterfly to feed through aspiration; the proboscis folds back onto itself to avoid interfering with flight.
Articulated member attached to the first segment of the thorax and having powerful sensory organs.
Large articulated member attached to the central segment of the thorax and having powerful sensory organs.
Large articulated member attached to the terminal segment of the thorax and having powerful sensory organs.
Posterior portion of the butterfly’s body made up of 10 segments and containing the major vital organs, such as the heart, the intestines and the genital organs.
Respiratory orifice located on the lateral portion of the thorax and abdomen; the butterfly has some 10 pairs.
Appendage of flight attached to the terminal segment of the thorax.
Appendage of flight attached to the central segment of the thorax.