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How big is the smallest bug in the world?

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The Mymaridae, commonly known as fairyflies or fairy wasps are the world's smallest insect. They are also the world's smallest flying insect.

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The title of world's smallest insect is currently held by Dicopomorpha echmepterygis, a kind of fairyfly measuring about 0.139 millimeters. Fairyflies are parasitoids of the eggs of other insects.

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