Sentence Examples with the word Shins

For the appreciation of the sounds made by these stridulators, the ants are furnished with delicate organs of hearing (chordotonal organs) in the head, in the three thoracic and two of the abdominal segments and in the shins of the legs.

In the nearly-related crickets and longhorned grasshoppers (Locustidae) the ears are situated in the shins of the fore-legs (see fig.