midleg

midleg

(ˈmɪdˌlɛɡ)
n
the middle of the leg
References in classic literature ?
They had to climb a mountain with snow to the midleg, which increased their painful toil.
Mostly dark brown; face, front, vertex, temples and occiput dark brown; gena brown; clypeus and mandibles dark yellow (Figure 1e); labrum, labial and maxilar palp pale; antenna with scape and pedicel yellow and flagellomeres brown; mesoscutum dark brown; wings hyaline; tergum I yellowish; remaining terga light brown; ovipositor sheaths brown; foreleg and midleg from coxae to 3rd tarsomeres yellow, 4th and 5th tarsomeres yellowish brown; hindleg yellow from coxa to approximately 2/3 of tibia, the remaining 1/3 of tibia to the 5th tarsomere yellowish brown.
At the forearm and midleg, the difference was 7% at 12 months.
Markers were also located midthigh and midleg just anterior to the line connecting the proximal and distal segment markers.
We note that, although Arnqvist (1992c) did not find statistically significant sexual selection on midleg length within populations of G.
Foreleg sheath reaching the basal margin of abdominal segment 7, midleg sheath reaching the midlength of abdominal segment 7 and hindleg sheath reaching the distal margin of abdominal segment 7.
29; midleg with lengths of F-T in proportions of 52:56:29:13:7:5:5, TR 2.
2); scutum finely punctate, scutellum smooth; scutum covered with short, dark semi-appressed hair-like setae; proepisternum, anterior and posterior parts of anepisternum, most of katepisternum, anepimeron, and laterotergite with short, semi-erect, whitish hair-like setae; foreleg entirely brownish black, except trochanter, which is more yellowish; midleg and hindleg each brownish black, except for trochanter, base of femur, and first 2 tarsomeres yellowish; legs with short, inconspicuous pilosity; wing almost imperceptibly infuscated, veins brownish, cell [r.
Fore- and midleg mottled with dark brown patches, hind femur base color tan, with central third brown along its axis.
Forelegs white, mediolaterally black; midleg and hindleg white, midleg with one pair of tibial spurs, hindleg with two pairs of tibial spurs.
Midleg with coxa brownish gray; femur dark brown with brownish white specks denser over proximal and distal areas; tibia dark brown, with brownish white band dorsally at basal 1/5, distal 2/5 densely speckled with brownish white, scales denser to distal end; tarsomeres dark brown, speckled with brownish white, with brownish white ring on distal end.