30 Impressive Insect Tattoo Designs

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Do you know which animal group overwhelmingly outnumbers every other group in terms of population? It is the insects. The insects not only outnumber all animals but also have the longest thriving history which dated back before dinosaurs even existed. In general, this animal group is the most successful of all in terms of colonizing the Earth and all its ecosystem types.

With the sheer number and variation, insect species has long been considered one of the most interesting subjects for art, medicine, technology and bio-mimicry around the world. Some people build up terrariums for butterflies and ants while some collect beetles, bugs, and dragonflies for amusement. Some are extensively researched for their amazing biomechanics which scientists hoped to develop for human advancement. There are also some that are studied because of their ability to be effective vectors of deadly diseases for humans.

Enough of the amazing facts of insects and let’s focus on the purpose of this article which is tattooing. Insect inspired tattoos are not a surprise given the interests people have with these animals.  There are a lot of astonishing designs inked out there that used insect species as the subjects. All tattoo techniques were also found to be exploited in order to give life to the 6-legged critters that most of us love. So, for you guys out there, feast your eyes with the collection below.

Here are the 30 Impressive Insect Tattoo Designs for everyone:

30Insect Wings Forearm Tattoo

Insect Wings Forearm Tattoo

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29Bee Belly Tattoo

Bee Belly Tattoo

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28Negative Space Butterfly Forearm Tattoo

Negative Space Butterfly Forearm Tattoo

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27Intricate Dragonfly Side Body Tattoo

Intricate Dragonfly Side Body Tattoo

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26Ants Belly Tattoo

Ants Belly Tattoo

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25Landing Bee Wrist Tattoo

Landing Bee Wrist Tattoo

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24Lady Bug Wrist Tattoo

Lady Bug Wrist Tattoo

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23Ornate Moth Arm Tattoo

Ornate Moth Arm Tattoo

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22Spider Wrist Tattoo

Spider Wrist Tattoo

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21Linework Grasshopper Arm Tattoo

Linework Grasshopper Arm Tattoo

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20Lovely Insects Leg Tattoos

Lovely Insects Leg Tattoos

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19Realistic Honey Bees Back Tattoo

Realistic Honey Bees Back Tattoo

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18Diamond Bugs Legs Tattoos

Diamond Bugs Legs Tattoos

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17Laced Moth Back Tattoo

Laced Moth Back Tattoo

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16Contemporary Dragonfly Back Tattoo

Contemporary Dragonfly Back Tattoo

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15Bee Eye Back Tattoo

Bee Eye Back Tattoo

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14Sophisticated Moth Back Tattoo

Sophisticated Moth Back Tattoo

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13Stag Beetle Forearm Tattoo

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12Ornamental Moth Forearm Tattoo

Ornamental Moth Forearm Tattoo

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11Cockroach Symmetry Forearm Tattoo

Cockroach Symmetry Forearm Tattoo

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10Dotwork Moth Chest Tattoo

Dotwork Moth Chest Tattoo

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9Spider Head Tattoo

Spider Head Tattoo

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8Watercolor Dragonfly Back Tattoo

Watercolor Dragonfly Back Tattoo

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7Butterfly Arm Tattoo

Butterfly Arm Tattoo

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6Blackwork Fly Forearm Tattoo

Blackwork Fly Forearm Tattoo

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5Gorgeous Elemental Bug Arm Tattoo

Gorgeous Elemental Bug Arm Tattoo

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4Scarab Beetle Sternum Tattoo

Scarab Beetle Sternum Tattoo

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3Dragonfly Circles Forearm Tattoo

Dragonfly Circles Forearm Tattoo

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2Traditional Moth Hand Tattoos

Traditional Moth Hand Tattoos

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1Stunning Butterfly Back Tattoo

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