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Tanker Bug

Designation: Amblypygli; Species: Unclassified arthropod; Type Super-powered alien
Length: 25 ft (8 m, est); Weight: 3.5 tons
Attributes: Claws, thick exoskeleton, burrower, subterranean
Powers: Flamethrower
Intelligence: Crafty (hive mind)
Ground Speed: 22 mph (35 km/h)
Kaiju Level: One (welterweight)
Weakness(es): None revealed
Allies: Arachnids; Enemies: Humanity
Film: Starship Troopers (1997)
Discovered by:
Additional Data:
Alien Species Wiki
Starship Troopers Wiki
Description: The Tanker Bug is the heavy armor of the Arachnids. It has a thick carapace and can launch a stream of napalm-like fluid from a nozzle on its head, and it is also a capable burrower. These monsters killed many ruthless human invaders, and can absorb a lot of damage before going down.
Roger Ebert
1,000 Misspent Hours

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