What is the insect with the longest average lifespan?

Answer

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.
Q&A Related to "What is the insect with the longest average..."
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
http://www.quora.com/What-insects-live-the-longest
The eleven or seventeen year cicada actually lives longer then any other insect. But deep in the Egyptian pyramids there is a insect, that the Egyptians worship, that lives for up
http://wiki.answers.com/Q/Which_insect_lives_the_l...
Tarantulas can live 30 years; a queen termite has been known to live 50 years; and
http://www.chacha.com/question/what-insect-lives-t...
A Cicada can live up to 17 years with the queen Ant following close behind with 15 years!
http://www.kgbanswers.com/what-is-the-longest-livi...
1 Additional Answer
Ask.com Answer for: longest living insect
Class Insecta
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 >>
Other Classes:
Top Related Searches
Explore this Topic
Insects and invertebrates are the most animals that populate the rainforests. They range from arachnids, worms and beetles which make up a quarter of all insects ...
The bird with the longest life span is the macaw, a type of parrot that can live to be more than 100 years old. A macaw in captivity can live for up to 70 years.Other ...
No one dog breed has a monopoly on longevity, but small dogs generally live longer than larger ones. Mixed-breed dogs are likelier to be free of genetic disorders ...
About -  Privacy -  Careers -  Ask Blog -  Mobile -  Help -  Feedback  -  Sitemap  © 2014 Ask.com