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Grasshopper mouthparts. Artwork of the anatomy of the mouthparts of a grasshopper. These are the basic form of an insect mouth, used for chewing. They are: the mandibles (red), the labium and labrum (blue), and the maxillae (yellow). These mouthparts evolved and specialised into other forms in insects such as bees, butterflies and mosquitoes.
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