Food is moved down the gut by muscular contractions called peristalsis. ... and
therefore is without high oxygen carrying capacity, and is more similar to lymph
found ... and may jump distances that...
Sep 12, 2013 ... ... biology, but gears create microsecond timing in one high-jumping insect. ...
Tomorrow, Science describes how insects called leafhoppers use ...
Dec 17, 2012 ... Scientists captured their jumps on high-speed cameras and then slowed down ...
this little insect held the world record for nature's highest jumper. Also known as
spittlebugs, froghoppers can jump up to 28 inches, and this feat ...
Sep 12, 2013 ... The small hopping insect Issus coleoptratus uses toothed gears on its joints to
precisely ... Insects from the Issus genus, which are commonly called ... as high
as 8.7 miles per hour, cocked their back legs in a jumping position, ...
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).
Jul 30, 2003 ... The spittlebug claims the natural world's high-jump crown, with leaps ... also
known as the froghopper, may have evolved to help the insects ...
And they're called—what else?—jumping spiders. ... Even the biggest kind of
jumping spider is not much more than a half-inch long. THE BETTER TO ... look
cute to you. But any insect that happens to land on the flower had better beware.
5 days ago ... In fact, only one true species of insect, a wingless midge called Belgica ..... 67in is
a really high box jump, of course, but that number cannot be ...
Grasshoppers are herbivorous insects of the suborder Caelifera in the order ...
that change colour and behaviour at high population densities are called locusts.
... Grasshoppers can both jump and fly and they can reach a speed of 8 miles per
In one experiment, a flea performed a long jump of 13 inches, and a high jump of
.... A tiny insect called a biting midge can beat its wings 1000 times a second.