The mantis is the only insect that has a single ear Typically, insects have ears on each side of the thorax, but mantids have a single ear, called a tympana located on the under side of their body between their legs.

Kingdom: Animal
Phyllum: Arthropods
Class: Insects
Order: Mantids (Mantodea)
Family: Mantinae

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