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National Insect Week returns in 2018
Need help identifying an insect you've seen? Why not ask one of our experts.
National Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
Every two years, the Royal Entomological Society organises the week, supported by a large number of partner organisations with interests in the science, natural history and conservation of insects.
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Magicicada are periodical cicada species, individuals of each population emerge at the same time every 13 or 17 years.
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