Beijing: As per the information given by the authorities, a long silhouette was found wobbling on a mountain road in south China and is probably the world’s longest insect.
Zhao Li, with the Insect Museum of West China (IMWC) in Chengdu, discovered the 62.4-cm-long stick insect during a field inspection in Guangxi Zhuang region in 2014.
More than two feet and six inches, it easily breaks the record for length for all 807,625 insects discovered so far, according to the IMWC. The previous record holder was a stick insect found in Malaysia in 2008. It measured 56.7 cm and is currently at the Natural History Museum in London.