Posts Tagged "Insects"

Heaviest and largest insect in the world – Giant weta

Posted on Apr 14, 2012 in Size

The Giant weta is considered the largest and heaviest bug in the world - not surprising given its the size of a sparrow!

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Largest insects in the world – Giant water bugs

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in Size

Lurking in tropical freshwaters the world over, the giant water bug is one of the largest and aggressive insects to be found today.

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Largest worker ants in the world

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in Size

Dinoponera gigantean, a species of dinosaur ant, has the largest workers of any ant species, although it can be argued that the Campnotus gigas has similar sized workers. Regardless, both species’ workers are huge!

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Largest ant in the world

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in Size

The largest ant in the world today is the Queen Driver Ant. This regal insect is ten times larger than the worker ants that support her.

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Largest cockroach in the world – Giant burrowing cockroach

Posted on Apr 13, 2012 in Size

Native to the tropical forests of Australia, the Giant Burrowing Cockroach is one of the largest cockroaches in the world today.

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