What is the insect with the longest average lifespan?


The termite queen is the longest living insect. A termite queen has been known to live more than 50 years. It is normal for the queen to lay about 30,000 eggs a day during her life.
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Cicadas of the genus. Magicicada. live either 13 or 17 years depending on the species. The longest lived insects, however, are queen ants. The record is one that lived 28 years in
I don't think that a walking stick has lived to be 100 years old. The source of that is apparently the article, " Phobaeticus chani. : The world's longest living insect.
Tarantulas can live 30 years; a queen termite has been known to live 50 years; and
A Cicada can live up to 17 years with the queen Ant following close behind with 15 years!
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With around one million named species and perhaps several times that number unnamed, insects account for a great majority of the species of animals on earth. They are a tremendously successful group. More >>
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