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List of largest insects - Wikipedia

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Jump to: navigation, search. The larval stage of the goliath beetle is arguably the world's heaviest insect. The titan beetle · Insects, which are a type of arthropod, are easily the most...

Highest jump by an insect | Guinness World Records

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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 ...

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

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Nov 7, 2013 ... Check out 4 of the biggest bug jumpers around. ... Some of the jumping bugs I've highlighted here throw themselves the equivalent distance of ...

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

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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

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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 ...

Spittle Bug Named Highest Insect Jumper : NPR

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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 ...

The high-jumping bug that really is super - Telegraph

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Jul 31, 2003 ... A high-speed camera revealed that the froghopper could jump 27 in, the equivalent to a man jumping over a 690 ft skyscraper. When it jumped ...

Biggest, Fastest, Bloodiest: Earth's Most Extreme Insects | WIRED

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Jan 31, 2012 ... Find out who in the insect world is the biggest, longest, bloodiest, highest ... The insect world championship title for high jump belongs to the ...

This Insect Has The Only Mechanical Gears Ever Found in Nature ...

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Sep 12, 2013 ... The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints to precisely synchronize the kicks of its hind legs as it jumps ...

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis

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... that cannot jump? What human holds the world record for the highest jump? ... So how do human beings stack up to these other animal and insect jumpers?