Rainforest Insect Hears Like a Human (3 of 5) (video) American Association for the Advancement of Science Share Print E-Mail Loading video... Caption 3-D reconstruction of the internal organization of the tympanal organ in left tibia of a female Panacanthus pallicornis (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae: Copiphorini). The animation highlights the morphological difference between the fluid-filled auditory vesicle and hemolymphatic channel. These two structures are clearly separated by a narrow joint. This video relates to a paper that appeared in the Nov. 16, 2012, issue of Science, published by AAAS. The paper, by Fernando Montealegre-Zapata at the University of Lincoln in Lincoln, UK, and colleagues was titled, "Convergent Evolution Between Insect and Mammalian Audition." Credit Video courtesy of Matthew Postles & Fernando Montealegre-Z Usage Restrictions Please cite the owner of the image when publishing. This image may be freely used by reporters as part of news coverage, with proper attribution. Non-reporters must contact Science for permission. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.