The dirigibug family is a family of enemies in Pikmin 2, and is currently consisted of a single member, which is also the origin of the family's name, the Careening Dirigibug. All members belong to the Flotillium genus.
- Main article: Careening Dirigibug.
Scientific name: Flotillium circusmaximus
The Careening Dirigibug is an enemy found only underground in Pikmin 2. It has five balloon-like appendages that keep it suspended in mid-air. When approached, it pulls a bomb-rock out of its mouth and after a while, drops it, where it instantly become active and begins counting down.
- See more: Careening Dirigibug#Naming.
"Dirigibug" is a combination of "dirigible", referring to how the creature stays afloat using large balloon-like sacs, and the word "bug".
Names in other languages
Otoshi mushi ka
|Dropping bug family|
|Spanish (NoA)||Dirigibolios||Portmanteau of "dirigible" and "tribolios" (tribolium)|