© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
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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Antennal shape reflects insect ecology, male moths have feathery antennae to detect female pheromones at night.
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