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Weedle (Pokémon)

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Trivia: replaced: body style → shape, Body style → Shape, Category:Shape → Category:Body style , File:Body02.png32px
* Until {{game|Platinum}}, Weedle was completely incapable of dealing damage to {{type|Steel}} Pokémon—outside of {{m|Struggle}}—because it could only learn {{m|Poison Sting}}, to which Steel types are immune. From Platinum onward, Weedle can learn {{m|Bug Bite}}.
* An {{DL|List of unused Pokémon and character designs|Kokana|early design}} of Weedle's sprite was shown on Game Freak's official Japanese website.
* Prior to Generation VI, Weedle's body styleshape was [[File:Body02.png|32px]].
* Weedle was [[List of references to Pokémon in popular culture|the inspiration for the naming]] of ''Stentorceps weedlei'', a species of wasps. Both Weedle and ''Stentorceps weedlei'' exhibit the distinctive feature of having a spine in the middle of the organism's head.<ref name="Real-life taxonomic influence">[http://www.waspweb.org/Cynipoidea/Figitidae/Eucoilinae/Stentorceps/Stentorceps_weedlei.htm ''Stentorceps weedlei'' Nielsen & Buffington]</ref>
* Weedle is the only Pokémon that cannot legitimately know any {{type|Normal}} moves.