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What insects have the longest lifespans?

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What insects have the longest lifespans?
A queen termite seems to top the list at about 50 years, while tarantulas can live 30 years. Some wood beetles can take up residence in a tree and emerge 40 years later, while the 17-year locusts may be the most well-known long-living species. But, be at ease. Most insects live less than a year.

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