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For online battling in Ultra Sun and Ultra Moon.
Legendaries are not allowed.

Galvantula (Bug/Electric)
• Ability: Compound Eyes
• Timid Nature (+Spe, -Atk)
• EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spe
• Item: Focus Sash
• Moves: Sticky Web / Thunder / Bug Buzz / Giga Drain

Heracross (Bug/Fighting)
• Ability: Moxie
• Jolly Nature (+Spe, -SAtk)
• EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SDef / 252 Spe
• Item: Choice Scarf
• Moves: Close Combat / Megahorn / Earthquake / Stone Edge

Scolipede (Bug/Poison)
• Ability: Speed Boost
• Jolly Nature (+Spe, -SAtk)
• EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SDef / 252 Spe
• Item: Poisonium Z
• Moves: Protect / Poison Jab / Megahorn / Rock Slide

Mega Pinsir (Bug/Flying)
• Ability: Moxie / Aerilate
• Jolly Nature (+Spe, -SAtk)
• EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
• Item: Pinsirite
• Moves: Swords Dance / Return / Earthquake / Quick Attack

Scizor (Bug/Steel)
• Ability: Technician
• Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
• EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def
• Item: Choice Band
• Moves: Sword Dance / Bullet Punch / Furry Cutter / Knock Off

Volcarona (Bug/Fire)
• Ability: Flame Body
• Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
• EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 Spe
• Item: Charti Berry
• Moves: Quiver Dance / Fiery Dance / Bug Buzz / Psychic

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I assume you will fight in 6v6, am I correct?

You Team is built closer to a Hyper Offense team. While HO isn't bad, it is bad for a Bug team, as Bug is more of a Defensive typing, and is especially bad without Defog or Rapid Spin. :P

Some of your Move, EV, Nature, Item, and Ability Choices are sub-optimal/Strange. I'm curious as to why you chose some of these (and an explanation would help), such as:
Why Water Sport on Masquerain when it is unlikely to use that attack when you use it as a Baton Passer?
Why Thunder on Galvantula when you don't have Rain Dance, and Galvantula benefits more from Thunderbolt or Volt Switch? Why Life Orb on Galvantula when you want Galvantula to setup and re-setup Sticky Web?
Why Life Orb on Moxie Heracross when Moxie Heracross is generally used as a Choice Scarfed Pokémon?  
Why do you have X-Scissor and Stone Edge on Mega Pinsir when Mega Pinsir does better with Swords Dance and Earthquake? Why Moxie on Pinsir when Pinsir can't be Intimidated with Hyper Cutter?
Why Fury Cutter and Pursuit on Scizor when Scizor needs Defog to supplement 4/6 of your team and Roost to allow it to do it's Job better? Why do you have a Jolly Scizor with 252 Speed Ev's when Scizor is slow and needs defenses or Attack to be effective?
Why Does Volcorona Have Leftovers when it benefits more from a Charti Berry or a Focus Sash? :P

Just a few things to think about. :P
galvantuala has compound eyes so thunder works.
I edited my team. Could you take a look at it?

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Ok...

Galvantula is fine, except I'd suggest using a Focus Sash to guarantee getting Sticky Webs up. However, Ribombee is faster so can outspeed more threats after setting Webs. Here is the set I would use:
Ribombee @ Focus Sash
Ability: Shield Dust
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Sticky Web
- Bug Buzz
- Moonblast
- Defog

Defog gives you hazard removal which is desperately needed, however it does remove Sticky Web as well so bear that in mind.

Scizor usually prefers to be either Choice Banded or Scizorite because of the extra power. I would personally use Mega Scizor as it has better defensive stats:
Scizor-Mega @ Scizorite
Ability: Technician
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Atk / 8 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Roost
- Bullet Punch
- Knock Off

Mega Scizor doesn't need any speed investment, because Bullet Punch has priority.

Because you have Mega Scizor, Mega Heracross ---> Scolipede because it's ability Speed Boost means it gradually gets faster and so lets it outspeed and KO key threats to your team such as Quiver Dance Volcarona and/or Charizard.
Scolipede @ Poisonium Z
Ability: Speed Boost
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Protect
- Megahorn
- Poison Jab
- Rock Slide

Poisonium Z for a one-time Nuke to stuff like Serperior.

Heracross is fine, except it usually prefers to be Choice Scarfed to outspeed things.

Masquerain is almost useless, its too weak and it's only selling point is its Intimidate. Use Choice Specs Yanmega instead for its POWA:
Yanmega @ Choice Specs
Ability: Tinted Lens
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Bug Buzz
- Air Slash
- Giga Drain
- Psychic

Tinted Lens > Speed Boost because you already have a Scolipede, and also so that Yanmega doesn't need to worry about which move to click, knowing it will be neutral.

Volcarona doesn't need leftovers, give it Charti Berry to hopefully take a Rock-type attack. Also, make the EV spread 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 Spe with a Bold Nature to be as tanky as possible.

Hope I helped!

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Galvantula is pretty much necessary on bug teams. Not using Galvantula makes the team much weaker to flying.
Thanks a lot!
I've edited my team. What do you think?
Thank you for saying tinted lens is better than speed boost! I get ragged on that by my friends all the time, as whenever I use yanmega, I for sure am going tinted lens. Just wanted to say that..
Tinted Lens isn't better than Speed Boost, it's just better for the wallbreaker set that's recommended here.