Top 10 Most Common Bugs with Long Antennae

Wheel Bug:Wheel bugs are interesting all the way around. Their extra-long antennae with bent ends add to their oddness.

Timberman Beetle:The male timberman beetle’s antennae can be four times the length of their bodies, making these beetles one insect with some of the most extended antennae in their insect world. 

Pine Sawyer Beetle:The pine sawyer beetle or black pine sawyer beetle deals the final blow to severely damaged or dying trees. They do not cause damage to healthy, living trees, despite confusion. 

Katydids:Katydids have some of the most extended antennae in the entire world of bugs. These interesting bugs make up over 8,000 different species found worldwide! 

Dobson Fly:The dobsonfly spends most of its life as a larva, called a hellgrammite. They remain in this stage for three years before emerging and pupating. 

Crickets:Crickets have been worldwide in every country except Antarctica. Their exceptionally long antennae are sensory organs that check the air for disturbances such as prey or danger. 

Caddisflies:The semi-aquatic caddisfly has very long antennae, although it varies from species to species. These are commonly used as fishing lures, whether real or false. 

Asian Longhorn Beetles:This harmless insect grows to one or one and a half inches long and is invasive in the U.S. These cute beetles are a danger to our hardwood forests.

American Cockroaches:American cockroaches, also sometimes called the palmetto bug or sewer roach, are large, flying, reddish brown colored visions that end up as nightmares to some.

Acorn Weevil:The cute acorn weevil uses her long snout, a rostrum, to bore a hole into the acorn to lay eggs. The larva may stay in the acorn for up to five years before adulthood!

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