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"There are insects everywhere, here. They're brilliant. Other than all the biting and the stinging. That's a bit annoying."
Milo Graf[1]
Thune fly insects

Garazeb Orrelios being attacked by a swarm of fly insects on Thune

Insects (also called bugs)[1] were a class of arthropods[2] exemplified by the can-cell,[3] Thunian wart-hornet,[1] rot-wing,[4] Vashkan apidactyl and Vespid[5] species.[6] They were characterized by a segmented body[7] with six limbs.[8] Other possible characteristics included wings, compound eyes, and probosces. At least some insects fed off the watery fluid circulating through plants.[9]

The largest bug in the galaxy was the Gelagrub of Felucia.[10] In certain species, bites or stings could occur when an insect became agitated and sought to defend itself through natural defense mechanisms.[9] In some case, said bites or stingings were mere annoyances,[1] but in others, they could be lethal.[6] Like all other lifeforms, bugs had a place in the Force.[11]

Species with features reminiscent of insects were referred to as "insectoid,"[12] "insect-like,"[13] or "insectile."[14] Such species included the Geonosians,[12] the Culisetto,[15] the Melitto,[14] lyleks, and gutkurrs.[16]

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