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List of largest insects

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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 ...

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 ...

Top 10 jumping animals | OneKind

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Klipspringer are around 1.5 m tall and can jump 10 times their own body height. They are highest jumper among all mammals compared to body size.

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis

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Sep 6, 2012 ... What human holds the world record for the highest jump? ... Even though grasshoppers are impressive jumpers, they're not the best insect ...

World's Top 10 Highest Jumping Animals & Insects Infographic ...

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World's Top 10 Highest Jumping Animals & Insects Infographic ... The animal which comes on the top of the list of the 10 highest jumping animals is Flea.

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 ...

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 ...

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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.

Super Animals: Fast Fliers, Heavy Lifters, and High Jumpers

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The tiny insect can jump 7 inches (18 centimeters) high and 13 inches (33 ... to 72 kilometers) an hour and can jump almost 12 feet (3.7 meters) high in the air.

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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 ...

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 ...

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

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Dec 17, 2012 ... If you were asked to identify the highest jumper in the animal kingdom, you might ... Before the frogs jump, they stretch most of their hindlimb muscles, and ... that they're heavier than other champion insect jumpers, like fleas.