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Jumping spider


The jumping spider family (Salticidae) contains over 500 described genera and over 5,000 ... rearranged into two rows, with two large posterior lateral eyes furthest back. ..... Some small insects a...

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 ...

Top 10 jumping animals | OneKind


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

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.

Legendary Leapers: 12 of Nature's Highest Hoppers - WebEcoist


Dec 17, 2012 ... Before the frogs jump, they stretch most of their hindlimb muscles, and ... this little insect held the world record for nature's highest jumper.

Spittle Bug Named Highest Insect Jumper : NPR


Aug 1, 2003 ... Many small insects rely on a kind of catapult mechanism to jump. Using a camera that can take 2,000 pictures a second, Malcolm Burrows of ...

15 Highest and Longest Jumping Animals in the World - GEVA


Jul 2, 2015 ... Many animals have an excellent athletic capability. These 15 animals make our jumping Olympic gold medalist looks like an amateur jumper.

www.ask.com/youtube?q=What Insect Jumps The Farthest&v=F0e0CEiGfOk
Feb 10, 2011 ... Forty-four years after the debate about how fleas jump began, researchers ... the mystery thanks to high-speed cameras that show the insects p.

Fleas can jump 100 times their height because they have 'multi ...


Feb 10, 2011 ... In most of the jumps two parts of the insects' complicated legs - the toe and knee - were in contact with the ground during the push off.

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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 ...

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis


Sep 6, 2012 ... 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 ...

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 ...