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Hopper Bug

Designation: Opiliones; Species: Unclassified arthropod; Type: Alien
Wingspan: 16 ft (4.9 m, est); Height: 7 ft (2 m, est); Length: 12 ft (4 m, est); Weight: 1,065 lb (485 kg)
Attributes: Claws, tail, exoskeleton, wings, leaper, limited flight, subterranean
Powers: None revealed
Intelligence: Crafty (hive mind)
Land Speed: 40 mph (64 km/h); Air Speed: 212 mph (341 km/h)
Kaiju Level: Zero (lightweight)
Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Arachnids; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Starship Troopers (1997)
Discovered by:
Additional Data:
Alien Species Wiki
Starship Troopers Wiki
Description: Hopper Bugs are the air support for the Arachnids; excellent jumpers and capable of unsustained flight. They are lightly armored and highly maneuverable, with sharp claws and a deadly pincer tail. They are used by the Bugs for quick hit-and-run attacks.

Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours

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