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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Wakfu}}'': Noxines used by [[BigBad Noximilien]] to harvest the titular {{Life Energy}} and surveil the protagonists.

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* ''Franchise/StarFox'': A number of enemies across the games are these, most notably the [[VideoGame/StarFoxAssault Aparoids]], which are an entire race of mechanical insects out to assimilate all life in the Lylat System.


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* ''VideoGame/XenobladeChronicles'': A few of the various types of [[KillerRobot Mechon]] have very bug-like appearances, such as the M42 Scout Units or the M91/DOGMA


* ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'': The villain Mechanicles builds clockwork-themed robot insects to help in commiting his crimes.

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* ''WesternAnimation/AladdinTheSeries'': The villain Mechanicles builds clockwork-themed ClockPunk robot insects to help in commiting his crimes.


* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' introduced the Dark Heart, an invasive nanite swarm super weapon who's drones took the form of robotic insects as they worked to consume all available resources of a planet.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' introduced the Dark Heart, an invasive nanite swarm super weapon who's whose drones took the form of robotic insects as they worked to consume all available resources of a planet.


** The ''Prime'' incarnation of the Insecticons reinvents them as a swarm of hulking, insectoid bruisers that transform into equally gigantic rhinoceros beetles.

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** The ''Prime'' incarnation of the Insecticons reinvents them as a swarm of hulking, insectoid bruisers that transform into equally gigantic mechanical rhinoceros beetles.


* ''WesternAnimation/TransformersPrime'': While she lacks an outright beast form like Blackarachnia and the Insecticons, Airachnid has a very noticeable spider motif, from her [[SpiderLimbs additional legs]] right down to [[AllWebbedUp the webs]] she uses.

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While she lacks an outright beast form like Blackarachnia and the Insecticons, Airachnid has a very noticeable spider motif, from her [[SpiderLimbs additional legs]] right down to [[AllWebbedUp the webs]] she uses.uses.
** The ''Prime'' incarnation of the Insecticons reinvents them as a swarm of hulking, insectoid bruisers that transform into equally gigantic rhinoceros beetles.

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* ''Literature/TheDarkSideOfTheSun'': The planet Laoth is deliberately kept sterile, so its inhabitants created an ecosystem of robot life, including insects.


* The ''[[Film/TransformersFilmSeries Transformers]]'' has its own version of the Insecticons, which are Earth insect-sized drones used for espionage, search, and repair work.

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* The ''[[Film/TransformersFilmSeries Transformers]]'' has its films have their own version of the Insecticons, which are Earth insect-sized drones used for espionage, search, and repair work.


* The ''[[Film/TransformersFilmSeries Transformers]]'' has its own version of the Insecticons, which are Earth insect-sized drones used for espionage, search, and repair work.



* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' introduced the Dark Heart, an invasive nannite swarm super weapon who's drones took the form of robotic insects as they worked to consume all available resources of a planet.

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* ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeagueUnlimited'' introduced the Dark Heart, an invasive nannite nanite swarm super weapon who's drones took the form of robotic insects as they worked to consume all available resources of a planet.


* ''WesternAnimation/WreckItRalph'': The Cy-Bugs are a very literal example of the trope, as they're a swarm of bugs with technological characteristics.

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* ''WesternAnimation/WreckItRalph'': The Cy-Bugs (pictured above) are a very literal example of the trope, as they're a swarm of bugs with technological characteristics.



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* ''VideoGame/{{Clockwords}}'': The rival inventor sends mechanical bugs that look like brown spiders and climb on bookshelves to steal the inventor's documents.

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* ''VideoGame/SpyroYearOfTheDragon'': The level "Bugbot Factory", in which the player controls Spyro's dragonfly sidekick Sparx, features various robotic bugs as enemies. The final boss is a giant (from Sparx's perspective) mechanical centipede.

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** The droideka, who serve as the Confederacy's [[EliteMooks elite heavy infantry]], look like mechanical scorpions, with a pair of twin blaster cannons instead of claws and a curved, forward-facing back plate with a sensor head that resembles a stinger tail. In the ''Franchise/StarWarsLegends'' continuity, they were modeled after their creators, a carnivorous InsectoidAlien species called the Colicoids.


* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': The Canoptek constructs created by the Necrons to act as {{Attack Drone}}s, and caretakers of their Tomb Worlds, are typically crafted to resemble extremely large insects. Beetles (Canoptic Scarabs), spiders (Canoptek Spyders) and centipiedes (Tomb Stalkers) are some of the more recognisable forms that these robotic creatures can take, but even the stranger looking constructs such as Canoptek Wraiths and Reanimators have forms based loosely on insectoid life (spider-snake and water strider-[[Literature/WarOfTheWorlds Martian tripod]] hybrids respectively).

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* ''TabletopGame/Warhammer40000'': The Canoptek constructs created by the Necrons to act as {{Attack Drone}}s, and caretakers of their Tomb Worlds, are typically crafted to resemble extremely large insects. Beetles (Canoptic Scarabs), spiders (Canoptek Spyders) and centipiedes centipedes (Tomb Stalkers) are some of the more recognisable forms that these robotic creatures can take, but even the stranger looking constructs such as Canoptek Wraiths and Reanimators have forms based loosely on insectoid life (spider-snake and water strider-[[Literature/WarOfTheWorlds Martian tripod]] hybrids respectively).


* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'': Each major species archetype has a type of robot patterned after it that is used to represent the machine intelligences it builds. As such, the insectoid model resembles a floating, mechanical arthropod. Notably, the plantoid model also uses a multi-legged, jointed form that brings arthropods to mind.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Stellaris}}'': Each With the ''Synthetic Dawn'' expansion, each major species archetype has a type of robot patterned (mammalian, fungoid, etc.) will build robots loosely themed after it that is used to represent the machine intelligences it builds.themselves. As such, the insectoid model resembles a floating, mechanical arthropod. Notably, However, the plantoid model and necroid models also uses a multi-legged, jointed form that brings arthropods to mind.use arthropod-like forms, standing on multiple legs.

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