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Questions tagged [insects]

For questions specifically about insects in works of science fiction or fantasy.

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80's Animation Sci-Fi Movie - Woman and man on a planet attacked by large colorful bees

First of all, the movie is not Nausicäa or Time Masters (1982). Although it is kinda similar. What I remember (memory is 17 years old): I saw this movie on Free-TV or VHS in maybe 2002. The ...
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Name of a book about jet powered blood sucking insects from the 80's

Looking for a book from the 80's about alien jet powered blood sucking insects. The insects were able to kill a human by sucking their blood ultra fast. I thought it was an awesome book and I’m trying ...
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Short story featuring insect invaders. Protagonist is member of the resistance, gets a village to hide him

Probably published in the '70s or '80s; I read it as part of a one-author collection at least 20 years ago. In the story, the protagonist has escaped from slavery with (I think) some kind of valuable ...
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Trying to find a sci fi novel; the title was translated to Russian as Cockroach Races

I'm trying to identify a novel (or short story) I read as a teen in the early 1990s. I don't remember the author but remember the title, Cockroach Races, as it was translated to Russian ("Tarakan'i ...
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1970s SF novel, story ID, eco war between insects & plants on one side, people on the other

I'm trying to recall a science fiction novel probably written in the 1970s. The United States was aggressively using pesticides, damaging the ecology of the planet. For some reasons, plant and insect ...
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I'm looking for the title of a sci-fi book about descendants from a crashed ship

They had devolved and lived in the low lands and there were giant insects. The ship crashed in a mountain and, contrary to the humans, the dogs never left the area and evolved to be smarter than ...
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In the film, can Hank Pym / Ant-man only control ants who have been outfitted with his receivers?

Pym and Ant-man wear a transmitter. And it seems like the ants are outfitted, but there are an awful lot of them, which is not very believable. (Admittedly, this is not the least believable thing ...