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Top 10 Biggest Insects

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Top 10 biggest insects

We all are terrified of insects even if they are small. However, what will be our reaction if we see one of these in our room? Here is the list of top 10 biggest insects.

10. Giant Water Bug

GIant Water bug
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Giant water bug is the largest species of water bug. The Giant water bug inhabits all parts of the world although more commonly in tropical, subtropical and temperate areas of the world. Giant water bugs can grow up to 4.7 inches long. Water bugs are not poisonous but their bite it very painful. People consume these bugs as food in some of the Asian countries.

9. Giant Katydids

Giant Katydids
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The large species of Katydids can grow up to 15 cm. They can easily camouflage on plants due to their appearance. They feed on leaves, flowers, barks and seeds.

8. Chinese Mantis

Chinese mantis
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Chinese Mantis is the largest species of mantis. This mantis can grow up to 11 cm long. The mantis feeds on cockroaches, moths, butterfly, grasshoppers and crickets.

7. Mydas fly

Mydas fly wikipedia
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Mydas fly is the largest species of fly. Compared to house fly it is very large and can grow up to 60 mm in body length, it is an fly which feeds on flower nectar and not considered a pest as the housefly.

6. Queen Alexandra’s birdwing

Queen Alexandra's birdwing butterfly
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Queen Alexandra’s birdwing is a species of butterfly native to Oro province in Papua New Guinea. It has high price for its specimen due to which it is an endangered species. The wingspan can be up to 25 cm (9.8 inches) and body length is around (3.2) and weight is up to 12 grams.

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