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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


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 ...


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


Jul 31, 2003 ... Froghoppers, also called spittle bugs, produce the white foam ... A high-speed camera revealed that the froghopper could jump 27 in, the ...

What are some insects that jump? | Reference.com


Insects that jump include the froghopper, the flea, the grasshopper and the katydid. ... The froghopper's jump is so fast that even with a high-speed camera capable of shooting 2,000 frames per ... What is a group of grasshoppers called? Q: ...

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


Sep 12, 2013 ... The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints ... Insects from the Issus genus, which are commonly called ..... God working together with humans to lead them to a higher mode of life (aka heaven).

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.

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


Nov 19, 2008 ... The spittle bugs jump higher than any other creature known on the planet. ... see a stretchy protein this protein, called resilin in the long jumping ...

Jumping Spiders - National Wildlife Federation


Even the biggest kind of jumping spider is not much more than a half-inch long. ... But any insect that happens to land on the flower had better beware. ... A strand of silk called dragline trails behind, still anchored to the spider's "launchpad.

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


Feb 10, 2011 ... But the world's biggest fish could be even bigger, say scientists ... In most of the jumps two parts of the insects' complicated legs - the toe and ... to launch using a pad on their legs made of a stretchy substance called resilin.

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Top 10 jumping animals | OneKind


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.

Spittle Bug Named Highest Insect Jumper : NPR


Aug 1, 2003 ... A tiny insect called the froghopper, or spittle bug, leapt over the flea as ... the equivalent of a man jumping over the Gateway Arch in St. Louis.

Who Jumps the Highest? | Wonderopolis


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 jumpers. That title goes to either the flea or the froghopper (also called the spittlebug).