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This friggin ant is so weird.
Explanation to this:

Just in front of the cage where you find this insect, is a fog gate... The fog gate leads to just another area of the gutter.

What I think is that, the fog gate was planned to be a boss fog gate, and the boss would've been this giant insect (or something else). But the monster is incomplete so they didn't make it a boss. (it doesn't respond to attacks until it's dead)
I think she's a throwback to the queen termite in King's Field on the Playstation.
It reacts like an npc when hit so I wasted tons of hours thinking there's a way to communicate with it. Doh.