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2 years ago#11
CakeOfLies posted...
Enferolunos posted...
CakeOfLies posted...
Enferolunos posted...
Crustle and Dwebble are crabs, not bugs.


Uhh...


What? Crabs aren't bugs.


Okay. What species are they?
Fish? Ha.


I group crabs with bugs (because I group all arthropod, etc. loosely as 'bugs'), but a lot of people group them in their own category, or something like "shellfish." My husband thinks that "shellfish" are a type of "fish" and thus actually does categorize crabs as "fish." It drives me insane when this comes up for some reason X_X

Also "bug" "fish" "crab" etc. are not species anyway.
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2 years ago#12
Marine crustaceans are not a part of the informal bug family.
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2 years ago#13
If we want to get real specific, "bug" only refers to a specific order of arthropods, Hemiptera. And only the Nincada line should qualify as bug Pokemon.
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2 years ago#14
AuroraSonicBeam posted...
Marine crustaceans are not a part of the informal bug family.


There's no set definition for this. That's part of why it's informal.
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2 years ago#15
NessEggman posted...
AuroraSonicBeam posted...
Marine crustaceans are not a part of the informal bug family.


There's no set definition for this. That's part of why it's informal.


It's informal because there is no set definition of what a bug is in reference to arthropods but it's undeniable that marine crustaceans are not a part of that.
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2 years ago#16
Enferolunos posted...
80/80



Bug:Oh look, there's pineco, who's just a pinecone. He's not a bug at all! Crustle and Dwebble are crabs, not bugs. If you want to get super technical, most "bug" types aren't "true bugs". Maybe bug just means "Creepy crawly/insectoid/arthropod type of pokemon"

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Pineco is based off of bagworms, which aren't bugs either, but he is more than just a pinecone
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2 years ago#17
ITT: We define types by their English names, not their Japanese names.
2 years ago#18
If we want to get real specific, "bug" only refers to a specific order of arthropods, Hemiptera. And only the Nincada line should qualify as bug Pokemon.

Can't forget Surskit, although it somehow evolves into a Lepidopteran.

I think that's all.
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2 years ago#19
From: Kitschgardener | #017
ITT: We define types by their English names, not their Japanese names.

Because Lugia is an esper.
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2 years ago#20
ThatKipp posted...
From: Kitschgardener | #017
ITT: We define types by their English names, not their Japanese names.

Because Lugia is an esper.


Well, it did speak telepathically in the movie.
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