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Jumping spider - Wikipedia


The jumping spider family (Salticidae) contains over 500 described genera and more than ... rearranged into two rows, with two large posterior lateral eyes furthest back. ..... Some small insects ar...

4 biggest jumpers in the world of insects | MNN - Mother Nature ...


Nov 7, 2013 ... Here are four insects that have mastered the art of the jump. ... The grasshopper is the insect that jumps to mind when most people think of ...

What insect can jump the farthest - Answers.com


A flea can jump up to 200 times their body length making it the insect who can jump the farthest. A grasshopper is next at up to 80 times its body length in a ...

Highest jump by an insect | Guinness World Records


Jul 31, 2003 ... The highest recorded jump by an insect is 70 cm (28 in) by the froghopper ( Philaenus spumarius). When it jumps, the insect accelerates at ...

Top 10 - The World's Highest Jumping Animals - OneKind


Whilst we may marvel at the long or high jumping abilities of our top Olympic athletes, their abilities are overshadowed by some of the animal kingdom's really  ...

Encyclopedia Smithsonian: Incredible Insects


The Most Annoying Insect: Many would agree that it is the tiny biting fly ... The Longest-jumping Insect: One species of fleas jumps 150 times their own body ...

The high-jumping bug that really is super - Telegraph


Jul 31, 2003 ... A bug that can leap the equivalent of a skyscraper has beaten the flea to become the insect world high jump champion.

BBC - Earth - The greatest jumper on Earth is probably not a flea


Aug 26, 2016 ... There are two ways you can measure the highest jumps. .... Among insects, the species that do serious jumping are often known as "hoppers".

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis


To find the best jumpers in the world, though, you need to take a look at some amazing insects. For example, grasshoppers can jump 20 times their own body ...

How far can a grasshopper jump? | Reference.com


If a man had the same abilities, he could jump over a five-story building. ... jumping as the larger species; sze does not play a role in how far grasshoppers can jump. ... How Did the Walking Stick Insect Get Its Name · Diagram of a Grasshopper ...