The Earth’s largest phylum is Arthropoda, including centipedes, millipedes, crustaceans, and insects. The insects have shown to be a particularly successful class within the phylum. What biological characteristics have contributed to the success of insects? In many science fiction scenarios, post-apocalyptic Earth is mainly populated with giant insects. Why don’t we see giant insects today?
Well first off it is no way an accident that insects are the most abundant group of organisms on earth. They have survived a standing of ecological superiority for millions of years. They have witnessed the rise and fall of dinosaurs, they have survived four major disasters that resulted in whole planet extinctions, and they still continue