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Giant Malaysian Katydid
Giant Malaysian Katydid.jpg
General Information
Universe Real Life
Aliases Giant Long-legged Katydid
Macrolyristes corporalis
Classification Arachnacris corporalis
Species Type Giant Katydid
Homeworld Earth
Environment Malaysia
Intelligence Non-sapient
Biochemistry Carbon-based lifeform
Biological Information
Average Length 15 cm (6 inches)
Average Wingspan 25 cm (10 inches)
Locomotion Sextapodal walking
Feeding Behavior Carnivorous
Lineage Information
Cultural Information
Alignment Neutral
Language(s) Stridation
Sociocultral characteristics
Scientific Taxonomy
Planet Earth
Domain Eukaryota
Kingdom Animalia
Subkingdom Eumetazoa
Infrakingdom Bilateria
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Orthoptera
Superfamily Tettigonioidea
Family Tettigoniidae
Genus Arachnacris
Species A. corporalis
Other Information
Status Data Deficient

The Giant Malaysian Katydid (Arachnacris corporalis) is a species of carnivorous giant katydid native to Malaysia. It is one of the largest insects in the known world, they grow to an impressive 15 cm (6 in) with a 25 cm (10 in) wingspan. Males of this species have the largest testes of any known animal, with them making up 14% of their overall body weight—this is equivalent to a 91 kg (200lb) man having ones that weighed almost 13 kg (28 lbs).

They are considered harmless to humans.


Giant Malaysian Katydids Unveiled

Video of the Giant Malaysian Katydid