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20th Feb '17 9:34:15 PM Anddrix
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* The hero Bug from ''{{Micronauts}},'' and his race the Insectivorids.

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* The hero Bug from ''{{Micronauts}},'' ''ComicBook/{{Micronauts}},'' and his race the Insectivorids.
18th Jan '17 7:03:31 AM Morgenthaler
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* The Mi-Go from Creator/HPLovecraft's CthulhuMythos can fit, although in their introductory story "The Whisperer in Darkness", they are more commonly described as crustaceans.

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* The Mi-Go from Creator/HPLovecraft's CthulhuMythos Franchise/CthulhuMythos can fit, although in their introductory story "The Whisperer in Darkness", they are more commonly described as crustaceans.
16th Jan '17 1:35:36 AM Luppercus
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* More than you can count in ''WesternAnimation/MenInBlack'', but some of the more notable are the LilliputianWarriors Fmtek, the HiveMind Skraaldian and the Bugs (see the film section).
13th Nov '16 10:10:27 PM MagnusForce
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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' saw Jack rescue a pair of butterfly-like aliens from Aku.

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* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' saw was about Jack rescue rescuing a pair of butterfly-like aliens from Aku.Aku.
* The Cluster of ''WesternAnimation/MyLifeAsATeenageRobot'' who are also MechanicalLifeforms. They usually resemble beetles ([[TheDragon Smytus]], [[HarmlessVillain Krackus]], the {{mooks}}) or wasps ([[BigBad Vexxus]] and [[RebelliousPrincess Vega]]), though a mosquito-like individual appeared as head of the [[PoliceState Secret Police]] in "Escape from Cluster Prime". Most of their subjects are standard robots assimilated by them though.
13th Nov '16 10:00:44 PM MagnusForce
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* The Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''. The Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse offers up many more examples.

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* The Geonosians in ''Film/AttackOfTheClones''. The Franchise/StarWarsExpandedUniverse offers up many more examples.examples, such as the Vratix (who invented the healing substance called bacta) and the [[Literature/DarkNestTrilogy Killiks]].



* The Selenites in Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheFirstMenInTheMoon''.

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* The Selenites in Creator/HGWells' ''Literature/TheFirstMenInTheMoon''.''Literature/TheFirstMenInTheMoon'' are among the earliest in fiction.



* A number of the less silly aliens from PowerRangers tend towards this, although being played by men in suits, they're usually still bipedal. Most notably are the Barillian Bugs that wiped out most of Andros' homeworld of KO-35 from Series/PowerRangersInSpace. They are TheVirus- get stung by one, and you slowly turn ''into'' one.

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* A number of the less silly aliens from PowerRangers ''Franchise/PowerRangers'' tend towards this, although being played by men in suits, they're usually still bipedal. Most notably are the Barillian Bugs that wiped out most of Andros' homeworld of KO-35 from Series/PowerRangersInSpace. They are TheVirus- get stung by one, and you slowly turn ''into'' one.



* Series/{{Ultraman}}'s most famous and popular enemies, the Baltans, who resemble wingless humanoid cicadas with lobster-like claws.



** The thri-keen of ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' are basically praying mantises the size of humans.

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** The thri-keen of ''TabletopGame/DarkSun'' are basically humanoid praying mantises the size of humans.mantises.



* {{Starcraft}}: Zerg. 'nuff said.

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* {{Starcraft}}: ''Franchise/{{Starcraft}}'': Zerg. 'nuff said.



* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' can turn into Stinkfly, Big Chill and [[BeetleMania Eatle]].

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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}}'' WesternAnimation/{{Ben 10}} can turn into Stinkfly, Big Chill and [[BeetleMania Eatle]].



* The inhabitants of Planet Ice in ''ShadowRaiders'' are insectoid aliens.

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* The inhabitants of Planet Ice in ''ShadowRaiders'' ''WesternAnimation/ShadowRaiders'' are insectoid aliens.aliens.
* The Cygnoids from ''WesternAnimation/{{Futurama}}'', a race of vaguely cockroach-like aliens who behave (and speak) like [[SpaceJews stereotypical Italian-Americans]].
* An episode of ''WesternAnimation/SamuraiJack'' saw Jack rescue a pair of butterfly-like aliens from Aku.
3rd Nov '16 9:55:37 PM nombretomado
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* The thranx of the HumanxCommonwealth series by Creator/AlanDeanFoster (see the page pic). As the name would imply, humans and thranx are allies.

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* The thranx of the HumanxCommonwealth Literature/HumanxCommonwealth series by Creator/AlanDeanFoster (see the page pic). As the name would imply, humans and thranx are allies.
14th Oct '16 6:22:32 PM Floria
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* The Mesklinites of ''Literature/MissionOfGravity'', who live on a high-gravity world where it helps to be close to the ground, resemble centipedes. Unlike many examples of this trope, they avert BigCreepyCrawlies - Creator/HalClement was aware of the SquareCubeLaw - and are not much bigger than giant centipedes on Earth. However, as both [[StrongAnts bug people]] and {{Heavy Worlder}}s, Mesklinites are prodigiously strong for their size.

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* The Mesklinites of ''Literature/MissionOfGravity'', who live on a high-gravity world where it helps to be close to the ground, resemble centipedes. Unlike many examples of this trope, they avert BigCreepyCrawlies - Creator/HalClement was aware of the SquareCubeLaw - and are not much bigger than giant centipedes on Earth. However, as both [[StrongAnts bug people]] and As {{Heavy Worlder}}s, Mesklinites are prodigiously strong for their size.size, and they are much more durable than comparable terrestrial organisms. However, despite their very alien appearance, they have a surprising amount of psychological common ground with humans.
14th Oct '16 6:13:01 PM Floria
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* The Mesklinites of ''Literature/MissionOfGravity'', who live on a high-gravity world where it helps to be close to the ground, resemble centipedes. Unlike many examples of this trope, they avert BigCreepyCrawlies - Creator/HalClement was aware of the SquareCubeLaw - and are not much bigger than giant centipedes on Earth. However, as both [[StrongAnts bug people]] and {{Heavy Worlder}}s, Mesklinites are prodigiously strong for their size.
21st Sep '16 1:02:34 AM Lord_Vetinari
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* ''Webcomic/CaptainUfo'' has the scorpion pirates from season one. Also, several background characters in crowd scenes seems to belong to some kind of insectoid race.
15th Sep '16 12:17:38 AM PaulA
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-->--''EndersGame''

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-->--''EndersGame''
-->--''Literature/EndersGame''



* The Formics from ''EndersGame'' are insectlike with a HiveMind. They are also nicknamed "Buggers".

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* The Formics from ''EndersGame'' ''Literature/EndersGame'' are insectlike with a HiveMind. They are also nicknamed "Buggers".
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