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12th Dec '17 8:26:16 PM 64SuperNintendo
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4th Dec '17 8:00:04 AM Cryoclaste
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* The SpacePirates from ''{{Metroid}}'' seem to switch between this and humanoid crustaceans but are really more fleshy or scaled creatures that wear insectoid armor.[[spoiler:Metroid Prime also wears insectoid armor it stole from the Pirates but is something entirely different underneath.]] There are plenty of straight examples of course, like the Ki-Hunters and Kanden.

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* The SpacePirates from ''{{Metroid}}'' ''Franchise/{{Metroid}}'' seem to switch between this and humanoid crustaceans but are really more fleshy or scaled creatures that wear insectoid armor.[[spoiler:Metroid Prime also wears insectoid armor it stole from the Pirates but is something entirely different underneath.]] There are plenty of straight examples of course, like the Ki-Hunters and Kanden.
25th Nov '17 4:11:18 PM ZootyCutie94
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* Boogly from ''WesternAnimation/{{Mixels}}'', in contrast to the other Glowkies, who look like bats, is a beetle-like Mixel.
16th Nov '17 3:39:11 PM Amahn
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* ''[[VideoGame/EarthAndBeyond Earth and Beyond's]]'' V'rix and their ships were very insectile. [[AllThereInTheManual Design documents released]] after its servers were shut down revealed that this was not their true form, but one chosen specifically to play off humanities deepest primal fears and their technology was a perversion of human tech.
27th Oct '17 1:07:03 AM PaulA
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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Storm Over Warlock ]]'', the Throg are insectile.

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* In Creator/AndreNorton's ''[[Literature/{{Warlock}} Storm Over Warlock ]]'', ''Literature/StormOverWarlock'', the Throg are insectile.
25th Oct '17 9:20:32 AM Nepeta
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* ''WebComic/{{Homestuck}}'' 's trolls sure look human, but their growth line is rather insectoid. They're born from eggs bred by a 'Mother Grub', and when they hatch, they're tiny, UglyCute bugs called grubs, and after that, they're RaisedByWolves.
1st Oct '17 3:55:22 PM RisefromYourGrave
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* In the ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' fanfiction, ''FanFic/{{Aloha}}'', the Entolyterians (also known as the Swarm) are essentially six foot tall [[SlayingMantis praying mantises]].

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* In the ''Disney/LiloAndStitch'' fanfiction, ''Franchise/LiloAndStitch'' fan fiction ''FanFic/{{Aloha}}'', the Entolyterians (also known as the Swarm) are essentially six foot tall [[SlayingMantis praying mantises]].
7th Sep '17 9:33:43 PM PaulA
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* The Mi-Go from Creator/HPLovecraft's Franchise/CthulhuMythos can fit, although in their introductory story "The Whisperer in Darkness", they are more commonly described as crustaceans.
** Also "the insect-philosophers that crawl proudly over the fourth moon of Jupiter" mentioned in ''Beyond the Wall of Sleep''.
** Not extraterrestrial, but ''The Shadow Out Of Time'' indicates that a race of giant sapient beetles will emerge ''on Earth'' in HumanitysWake.

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* The Mi-Go from Creator/HPLovecraft's Franchise/CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos:
** The Mi-Go
can fit, although in their introductory story "The Whisperer in Darkness", "Literature/TheWhispererInDarkness", they are more commonly described as crustaceans.
** Also "the insect-philosophers that crawl proudly over the fourth moon of Jupiter" mentioned in ''Beyond "Beyond the Wall of Sleep''.
Sleep".
** Not extraterrestrial, but ''The Shadow Out Of Time'' "Literature/TheShadowOutOfTime" indicates that a race of giant sapient beetles will emerge ''on Earth'' in HumanitysWake.
21st Aug '17 10:24:16 AM PRH
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* ''VideoGame/StarCraft'': Zerg. 'nuff said.

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* ''VideoGame/StarCraft'': Zerg. 'nuff said.The appearance of the Zerg units borrows from all kinds of animal sources, including insectoid or arthropodal traits. The Zerg are also ruled by a HiveMind.
30th Jul '17 7:44:19 AM Morgenthaler
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* Mr. Scroop from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet''.

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* Mr. Scroop from ''Disney/TreasurePlanet''.''Disney/TreasurePlanet'', who combines features from a spider and crab.
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