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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Froghoppers, whose nymphs are the notorious plant parasites called spittlebugs,
jump even higher and farther than fleas. Even the nymph is able to jump 100 ...
Hans Christian Anderson likewise marvelled at jumping insects, writing a ...
enough to accelerate an insect: muscle can generate power at a maximum rate of
... 3], which was made of an extremely energy efficient springy protein called '
Aug 26, 2016 ... There are two ways you can measure the highest jumps. The first ... Another
antelope species named for its jumping ability is the klipspringer. .... That is a
huge leap for a wingless insect you can barely see with the naked eye.
Jan 15, 1999 ... LONGEST - a tropical stick insect - 13 inches from end to end. ... Grasshoppers
jump 80 times their length - like a human jumping 1 1/2 football fields. ... dung
rolling reminded Egyptians of the sun (which they called Ra) rolling ...
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.