The scalene muscles as a whole are considered as the intercostal muscles of the thorax , located in the neck.
The lungs are contained within the paired pleural cavities in the thorax .
Upon emergence, adult female wasps were marked individually with small spots of paint on the ventral surface of the thorax between the wings.
During April to June 2002, each captured adult was restrained on a Plexiglas board with narrow Velcro straps across the bird's thorax and adhesive tape to secure full extension of the wings.
All birds have an extensive air sac system in the thorax and abdomen.
As the bird lands and decelerates the weight of the pectoralis and sternocoricoideus muscles causes the sternum to swing ventrally, increasing the volume of the thorax .
Internally, the thorax houses the large muscles that control the wings and legs.
These spots may be missing, but in all cases there is a small black triangle at the base of the wings near the thorax .
Its limp, still-soft wings of cream and various browns, with touches of pink, were folded over its thorax and abdomen, which were covered with a light down.
Originating at the level of the sixth cervical vertebra, posterior to the cricoid cartilage, the esophagus passes through the thorax slightly to the right and behind the aortic arch and the left main stem bronchus.