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The police are investigating a case that involves a death directly caused by a rare bug known as the bullet ant. In order to clear his name, Tan Jingtian, an Insect toxicology graduate becomes involved in the bizarre investigation and collaborates with forensic doctor Jin Ling. As they dig deeper, they uncover the mystery behind his own identity. Along with police captain Chen Han and the other detectives, they trace every clue as they solve one case at a time to uncover the murderer that has been in hiding for many years.

Series Cast

  1. Zhang Yao as Tan Jing Tian / 谭景天

    Zhang Yao

    Tan Jing Tian / 谭景天

    24 Episodes

  2. Chu Yue

    Jin Ling / 金灵

    24 Episodes

  3. Ma Ke as Wen Bai / 文白

    Ma Ke

    Wen Bai / 文白

    24 Episodes

  4. Dong Qi as Xie Tian Qi / 谢天琪

    Dong Qi

    Xie Tian Qi / 谢天琪

    24 Episodes

  5. Huang Meng as Chen Han / 陈悍

    Huang Meng

    Chen Han / 陈悍

    24 Episodes

  6. Lan Hai Meng as Li Xiao Xiao

    Lan Hai Meng

    Li Xiao Xiao

    24 Episodes

  7. Xing Minshan as Xu Ben Ye [Jing Tian father's friend] / 徐本业

    Xing Minshan

    Xu Ben Ye [Jing Tian father's friend] / 徐本业

    24 Episodes

  8. Tao Hong as Wen Hui [Wen Bai's mother]

    Tao Hong

    Wen Hui [Wen Bai's mother]

    24 Episodes

  9. Yang Chengcheng as Ning Xin Er | Ning Fang Er / 宁馨儿/宁芳儿

    Yang Chengcheng

    Ning Xin Er | Ning Fang Er / 宁馨儿/宁芳儿

    24 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1 - Insect Detective

Season 1

2020 | 24 Episodes

Season 1 of Insect Detective premiered on November 3, 2020.

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Insect Detective
Insect Detective


Original Name 破茧

Status Returning Series


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Type Scripted

Original Language Chinese


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