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Name the largest insect in the world?

Asked by Shinning Star, 19 Nov '08 10:58 pm
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South American Long Horn Beetle.
Answered by miss, 19 Nov '08 10:59 pm

 
  
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South American Long Horn Beetle.
Answered by Quest, 26 Jun '13 11:03 am

 
  
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South American Long Horn Beetle.
Answered by rajan, 20 Jun '13 01:26 pm

 
  
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Didn't know...but, now i know........from miss's answer......
Answered by minati vishwakarma, 19 Nov '08 11:04 pm

 
  
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Goliathus goliatus
Answered by Agnivo ghosh, 19 Nov '08 11:02 pm

 
  
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I dont know in which you want largest in weight, length etc m sending all of you just check

Megasoma acteon. South America's male Acteon Beetle is one of the bulkiest of the abundant order of beetles, and it is often considered the "largest" in the world. The males can grow to be 3.5" long by 2" wide by 1.5" thick.

Deinacrida heteracantha. The heaviest insect on record was a pregnant Giant Weta, a rare and endangered New Zealand species that weighed in at 71 grams (just over 2 ounces).

Titanus giganteus. The extremely rare South American Longhorn Beetle checks in from time to time at lengths greater 6" long. In his 1874 work, Insects Abroad, the Reverend J.G. Wood reports on a 9" long Titanus specimen. Could it be that this legendary, but undocumented beetle was measured with antennae extended? Average Titanus specimens check in well over 5" on average.

Megasoma elephas, Goliathus goliatus, and Goliathus regius. These gargantuan scarabs, the Goliath beetles, have the gr ...more
Answered by arun kumar, 19 Nov '08 11:02 pm

 
  
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Giant scarabs, Goliathus goliatus
Answered by Biswaroop Ghosh, 19 Nov '08 11:00 pm

 
  
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Acteaeom Beetle from South America
Answered by ramyata, 19 Nov '08 11:00 pm

 
  
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