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Power to use the abilities of insects. Variation of Animal Imitation and Animal Morphing.

Also Called

  • Bug Physiology/Mimicry
  • Insect Form/Mimicry
  • Insecta Physiology


User with this ability either is or can mimic/transform into an insect, including cockroaches, beetles, earwigs, flies, mayflies, termites, mantises, sticks, etc.






  • May need practice to change back into original form.
  • As insects are ectotherms, user may be vulnerable to extreme temperatures.

Known Users

See Also: Invertebrate Index.


  • Angel Salavadore (Marvel Comics)
  • Bumblebee (DC Comics)
  • Janet Van Dyne-Pym/Wasp (Marvel Comics)
  • Killer Moth (DC Comics)
  • Pixie (Marvel Comics)
  • Grubs (Homestuck)


  • Arachnids (Starship Troopers)
  • Ipisman (Gagamboy - Movie)
  • Megalon (Godzilla)
  • Meganulon/Meganula (Godzilla)
    • Megaguirus
  • Seth Brundle and his son Martin (The Fly I & II, 80's)
  • Insects (A Bug's Life)
  • Insects (Antz)
  • Insects (The Ant Bully)
  • Insectosaurus (Monsters vs. Aliens)


  • Rita Skeeter (Harry Potter) is a beetle animagus

Live Action TV

  • Kulitsap - Maan Munsayac (Sineskwela)
  • Mohinder Suresh (Heroes)
  • Replicator (Stargate)
  • Uvodni (The Sarah Jane Adventures)
    • Uvlavad Kudlak
  • Giant Maggots (Doctor Who)
  • Tritovores (Doctor Who)
  • Wirrn (Doctor Who)
  • Insect-based monsters (Power Rangers franchise)
    • Insectoids


  • Annex I Crew Members (Terra Formars)
  • Bian (One Piece)
  • Bug type and bug-like Pokemon (Pokemon)
  • Great Moth (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Kabu (One Piece)
  • Mosquito (Soul Eater)
  • Perfectly Ultimate Great Moth (Yu-Gi-Oh!)
  • Wriggle Nightbug (Touhou Project)

Video Games

  • Antlions (Half-Life 2 Series)
  • Q-Bee (Darkstalkers)
  • Swarm (Skylanders)
  • Dune Bug (Skylanders)
  • Corn Hornets (Skylanders)
  • Dragonets (Skylanders)
  • Thrillipede (Skylanders)
  • Hive Five (Skylanders)
  • D'Vorah (Mortal Kombat X)
  • Charmy Bee (Sonic the Hedgehog)
  • The Corrupted (inFamous 2)
  • C-virus victims (Resident Evil Series)
  • Joseph Bertrand III (inFamous 2)
  • Kanden (Metroid Prime Hunters)
  • Ladybird (Valkyrie Crusade)
  • Nelo Angelo (Devil May Cry 4)
  • Trace (Metroid Prime Hunters)
  • Hive (Destiny)
  • Bugzzy (Kirby)


  • Baxter Stockman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987, 2012 TV series)
  • Bugman (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 1987 TV series)
  • Lord Dregg (Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2012))
  • Changelings (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
    • Queen Chrysalis
    • Thorax
  • Parasprites (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Twittermites (My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic)
  • Clancy (Ben 10); mutated into an insect-like form
  • Cricket (Generator Rex)
  • Experiment 128/Bugby (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Experiment 303/Amnesio (Lilo & Stitch)
  • Giant Ants (Martin Mystery)
  • Giant Bee (Martin Mystery)
  • Mothman (Martin Mystery)
  • Mutated Meganeura (Martin Mystery)
  • Mutated Meganeura Queen (Martin Mystery)
  • Jeeves Weevil (Courage the Cowardly Dog)
  • Nanomech (Ben 10)
  • Stinkfly (Ben 10)
  • Zap Monogan (Dex Hamilton)
  • Insects (The Buzz on Maggie)
  • Tikki (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Nooroo (Miraculous Ladybug)
  • Zorak (Space Ghost)


Known Items

  • Manchurian Musca (Xiaolin Showdown)