Biggest, Largest, Heaviest Insects in the World

According to the latest report, the giant burrowing cockroach can become the world’s heaviest insect. Native to western NSW and north Queensland, Australia, the giant burrowing cockroach can reach 30 to 35g and more than 85mm in length.

Below are some photos of the world’s biggest, largest insects.

Heaviest Insect in the World
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Giant Walking Stick (Megaphasma dentricus) – The length of a female Giant Walking Stick on record was an amazing 21.8″ (55.5cm).
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South American Longhorn Beetle (Titanus giganteus) – Has a body length over 6.5″ (16.7cms).
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Elephant Beetle (Megasoma elephas) – The recorded length is 5.4″ (13.7cms).
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