Audition in the praying mantis,Mantis religiosa L.: identification of an interneuron mediating ultrasonic hearing

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1. The praying mantis possesses a single ear located in the ventral midline of the metathorax. We have studied the mantis' auditory nervous system using both extracellular and intracellular techniques and have identified anatomically and physiologically a mirror-image pair of interneurons (MR-501-T3) in the metathoracic ganglion that mediates ultrasonic… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF00611236

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