Pretarsus

honey bee pretarsus

Pretarsus of honey bee worker. Pretarsi are located on the end of each leg. Rough surface is gripped by claws (upper part). On smooth surface the claws slide sideways and the surface is gripped by arolium (lower part).

For more details see [1] [2] [3]
Injuries to arolia: [4] [5] [6].

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