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Why is flygons egg group bug?

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I mean It doesn't really look like a bug, it looks more like a dragon. So WHY IS IT BUG!!!1

asked Feb 16 by zoroark kills arceus
NO! I want its egg group to be dragon!

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Probably because Flygon is based on a Antlion which is a species of insect.

Origin

Flygon is based on the winged, adult stage of the antlion, which highly resembles a dragonfly. Often the adult antlion and dragonfly are confused with one another, and Flygon could draw inspiration from both. In fact, some species of dragonflies are commonly called "sand dragons", which could account for Vibrava and Flygon's type combination. In keeping with its Dragon type, it also possesses a dragon-like build and reptilian features such as its arms and tail.

Name Origin

Flygon is a combination of fly and dragon. It may also be a partial anagram of dragonfly.

Antlion

Sources: http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net/wiki/Flygon

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antlion

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dragonfly

answered Feb 16 by Sir Dan
selected Feb 21 by zoroark kills arceus
noooo!!! you answered before me. well, 10 minutes, so i guess its just..
Yeah sorry
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listen guys: we all know what flygon is based on, right?
its the dragonfly. dragonfly-flygon almost and flagon is dragon-type so that makes up for the lack of "dragon" in flygons name.

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Flygon is based on the winged, adult stage of the antlion, which highly resembles a dragonfly

well, the antilion is a bug too, so that makes sense? say yes

look at this too:

some species of dragonflies are commonly called "sand dragons",

yup. sand dragons. flygon is ground too, so it seems like that makes even more sense about its bug egg group. if we look at flagons earlier evolution stages, notice the first one called trapinch. its ability is called sandtrap and antilions makes small holes in the ground which they trap other ants with and eat them. very similar to sand trap. trapinch does also look very similar to ants, and although antlions and ants has different families, some of the antlions looks somewhat similar to the ants and trapinch

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so thats why flygon is in the bug egg group.
hope I helped :D

source: this and pure logic

answered Feb 16 by dOkTorR (ツ) d00D?
edited Feb 16 by dOkTorR (ツ) d00D?
Good answer :)