- "There are insects everywhere, here. They're brilliant. Other than all the biting and the stinging. That's a bit annoying."
- ―Milo Graf
Insects were six-limbed creatures with exoskeletons. They ranged in size from tiny fireflies and bloodflies to enormous lyleks. Several insectoid alien species existed throughout the galaxy, such as the Geonosians and gutkurrs.
- Adventures in Wild Space: The Snare
- Adventures in Wild Space: The Nest
- Lords of the Sith
- "Mercy Mission"—The Rise of the Empire
- Tarkin (First appearance)
- A New Dawn (Mentioned only)
- The Rebellion Begins
- A New Hope: The Princess, the Scoundrel, and the Farm Boy (Mentioned only)
- Star Wars 4: Skywalker Strikes, Part IV (Mentioned only)
- "The Perfect Weapon"
- "The Face of Evil"