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List of largest insects - Wikipedia


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...

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


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 ...

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 ...

Top 10 jumping animals - OneKind


For their size, they are longest and highest jumpers of all animals. Fleas can jump 220 times their own body length and 150 times their own body height!

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


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 ...

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis


... 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?

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


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.

What are some insects that jump? | Reference.com


The froghopper's jump is so fast that even with a high-speed camera capable of shooting 2,000 frames per second, the insect's jump takes up only two frames.

Spittle bug -a high jump machine | Nature's Crusaders


Nov 19, 2008 ... To earn nature's high jump champ crown, the tiny insects lept close to 28 inches equivalent to 100 spittle bug body lengths. If man could jump ...

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".

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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 ...

The high-jumping bug that really is super - Telegraph


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 ...

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 ...