The one next the body we will mark I, and we will call it the coxa.
"The Insect Folk" by Margaret Warner Morley
Legs long, slender, without bristles; fore coxae very long.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
Coxa -ae: the basal segment of the leg, by means of which it is articulated to the body.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Tuberculous disease of the hip, morbus coxae, or "hip-joint disease," is especially common in the poorer classes.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
They consist typically of six segments, of which the basal is termed the coxa and the apical the tarsus.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 6" by Various
In all the embryonic or permanent opening is on the coxa of the fifth pair of prosomatic limbs.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
The spiracles are very small; coxae unarmed; tarsi without ventral spurs, and the pulvilli are absent or rudimentary.
"Handbook of Medical Entomology" by William Albert Riley
The first of these is called the 'coxa', and is succeeded by a short joint called the 'trochanter'.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
The coxae are flat and not at all prominent.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 648, June 2, 1888." by Various
Occasionally there is some deformity, as when coxa vara develops.
"Scurvy Past and Present" by Alfred Fabian Hess
In the former movement the foreleg flexes sharply upon itself until the tarsal brush and coxa nearly meet.
"The Behavior of the Honey Bee in Pollen Collection" by D. B. Casteel