HOME Articles Thorax
Facebook Fossiel.net In English Please In het Nederlands


Contribute knowledge and information to Fossiel.net!
How can I help?

Most Popular Articles

Spons 3x Niort F3760
4.50 EUR


For vertebrates, the thorax indicates the chest, enclosed by ribs.

For many arthropods, including insects and trilobites, the thorax indicates the middle portion of the exoskeleton with a variable number of segments. In most cases, these segments hold appendages (legs, gills).


Do you have additional information for this article? Please contact the Fossiel.net Team.