You’ve probably noticed that dead or dying bugs end up on their backsides, and that’s not just your imagination! It turns out there are some physics at play here.

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Sources:

link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10905-006-9022-7
frontiersinzoology.biomedcentral.com/articles/10.1186/s12983-017-0232-y#Sec18
www.thoughtco.com/why-do-bugs-die-on-their-backs-1968414
www.livescience.com/33334-dead-bugs-lying-on-back.html
extension.unh.edu/resources/files/resource000504_rep526.pdf
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1691077/pdf/12204122.pdf