Primitive Mothra

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Primitive Mothra®
Primitive Mothra in Rebirth of Mothra III
Subtitle(s) Guardian Beast
(守護神獣,   Shugojinjū)[1]
Species Prehistoric divine moth
Length 15 meters[2]
Weight 2,000 metric tons[2]
Relations Mothra, Mothra Leo (descendants)
Allies Other Primitive Mothras, Mothra Leo
Written by Masumi Suetani
Modeled by Tomoki Kobayashi
First appearance Rebirth of Mothra III
Roar(s)

The Primitive Mothras (原始モスラ,   Genshi Mosura) are Cretaceous divine moth kaiju created by Toho that first appeared in the 1998 Toho film, Rebirth of Mothra III.

Name

While most publications refer to the creatures as simply Primitive Mothra, Rebirth of Mothra III Super Complete Works specifies them as Primitive Mothra Larva (原始モスラ幼虫,   Genshi Mosura Yōchū).[3]

Design

Although their imago form is never seen, the Primitive Mothras resemble most other examples of a Mothra larva. However, their skin appears to be much thicker and bears what seems to be armor plating. Unlike modern Mothras, the eyes of a Primitive Mothra do not glow.

History

Heisei era

Rebirth of Mothra III

Three Primitive Mothras first appeared after Rainbow Mothra killed Cretaceous Ghidorah. After diving into Mount Fuji, Rainbow Mothra was on the brink of death, and the three formed a cocoon around him, sealing him for millions of years so he could heal from his injuries. Regenerating from a tail severed during their battle, King Ghidorah reappeared to menace modern Japan, but Rainbow Mothra emerged from his cocoon as the powerful Armor Mothra and destroyed him.

Abilities

Movement

The Primitive Mothra larvae can travel on land at a maximum speed of 60 kilometers per hour, equivalent to that of Mothra Leo.[3]

Silk

Like all Mothra larvae, the Primitive Mothras are able to spray silk from their mouths.

Video games

Gallery

Main article: Primitive Mothra/Gallery.

References

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GojiKaijuFan06

3 days ago
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The only time you see three larvae at once.
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Angry Lolbit

26 days ago
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wish we got to see the imago form
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JZilla

17 months ago
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Honestly Looks Like It Should Be A Descendant To The Modern Mothra
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Banjo234

29 months ago
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Even though they take place in different universes, I could see them co-existing with Godzillasauruses
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KingGhidorahsucksGodzillarules3417

17 months ago
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I think the Godzillasaurs only lived in Lagos Island
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Matthew Dyet

38 months ago
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Why doesn't primitive mothra have a imago form?
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Koopa

43 months ago
Score 3
Just Mothra but with rocky skin. They're still kinda adorable though, in a strange way.
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KaijuFanRobert

2 months ago
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yep
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BigRandomKaiju

43 months ago
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It's just mothra, but scaly
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MosuFan2004

43 months ago
Score 3
I don't know why I like Primitive Mothra so much, he's AWESOME!
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Godzilla Master

5 months ago
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Isn't, Mothra a girl
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