Here's a fresh take on the classic butterfly tattoo. Also, limbs are the new lower back.
Ryan Gray / Red Handed Tattoo Gallery
In space, no one can hear you buzz.
Little Andy / Churchyard Tattoos
Some beetles are herbivores, some are predators, and some eat the stray hairs on the back of your head, apparently.
Carl-Henrik Nyström / Spooky Fish
Dragonflies are a sign of good luck, and geometric tattoos are a sign that you're pretty elegant.
Damian Simes / Cherubs Tattoo
I grew up calling fireflies "lightning bugs," and calling mason jars "jars." What a world!
The only way to describe these Wu-Tang bees? Killa.
Ryan Adams / Marvel Tattoo
Ladybugs are the only insect who are constantly prepared to pose for a 1950s pin up ad.
"Whoooooo arrreeeee youuuuu? Who-whooooo? Who-whoooooo?"
— Slowest coverband ever.
Dung beetles are named after their favorite thing to eat. Thank God humans aren't named the same way, because Sheetcake Mary O'Connell just doesn't have the same ring to it.
Now her left hand is OBSESSED with lightbulbs.
A centipede tattoo based on the arcade game. How many quarters do you think this cost 'em?
Kat Marie Moya / Flickr
In ancient Egypt, scarabs were a holy symbol. The Egyptians also had tattoos, but not this colorful.
Ryan Eternal / Hart and Huntington
If the cockroach I found in my apartment looked as fun and colorful as this, I'd have a lot less nights curled up in the fetal position.
Without crickets, how would we know when a joke didn't land?
Nathan Evans / Raw Power Tattoo
Metapod was that awkward phase between Caterpie and Butterfree, but at least a Metapod has never left his buddy for some chick. Because, you know, they can't move.