Dating in a jungle: Female praying mantises jut out weird pheromone gland to attract mates

Source: Science Daily

Praying mantises are bizarre insects, yet many aspects of their biology remain unknown. Meanwhile, scientists have discovered that females of a South American species protrude a Y-shaped organ on their backs to release pheromones and attract males.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/04/210421124637.htm