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Ant Formica sp. Wasp Vespula sp.
National Insect Week returns in 2020
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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Wasps and hornets, for their stings, a shame as they are useful predators of damaging insects in horticulture.
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