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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Winning Photographs 2016 (Adult Category)

© Petar Sabol

Libellula depressa, First Prize

Libellula depressa, First Prize
© Ben Andrew

The Climb, Second Prize

The Climb, Second Prize
© Keith Trueman

Looking at you looking at me, Specially commended

Looking at you looking at me, Specially commended
© Zoltan Gyori

Backlight, Specially Commended

Backlight, Specially Commended
© Timothy Sexton

Hangin' Tough - Broom Weevil, Specially Commended

Hangin' Tough - Broom Weevil, Specially Commended
© Paul Dibben

Damsels on parade, Specially Commended

Damsels on parade, Specially Commended
© Martin Tampier

Jump!, Specially Commended

Jump!, Specially Commended
© Sharon Repton

The long and winding road, Specially Commended

The long and winding road, Specially Commended
© Ripan Biswas

The last fight. Tiger beetle and weaver ant, Specially Commended

The last fight. Tiger beetle and weaver ant, Specially Commended
© João Petronilho

Life in green, Commended

Life in green, Commended
© Milton Barbosa

Troops on the move, Commended

Troops on the move, Commended
© Antonio Carlos Freitas

Predation, Commended

Predation, Commended
© Henry Lin

Mantis, Commended

Mantis, Commended
© Sergio Vilchez

Flag-footed Bug, Commended

Flag-footed Bug, Commended
© Sean McCann

An aggregation of two: Ammophila wasps at dawn, Commended

An aggregation of two: Ammophila wasps at dawn, Commended
© Anthony Cooper

Common green shieldbug eggs hatching, Commended

Common green shieldbug eggs hatching, Commended
© David Fotheringham

Autumnal Feathered Thorn moth, Commended

Autumnal Feathered Thorn moth, Commended
© Beverley Brouwer

Covered in dew drops (sawfly), Commended

Covered in dew drops (sawfly), Commended
© Mark Pike

Marsh Fritillaries, Commended

Marsh Fritillaries, Commended
© TienHeng Low

Robber Fly, Commended

Robber Fly, Commended
© Keith Trueman

Solitary Bee -  Megachile willughbiella, Commended

Solitary Bee -  Megachile willughbiella, Commended
© Geraldine Stephenson

Red Tipped Flower Beetles, Commended

Red Tipped Flower Beetles, Commended
© Weixang Lee

Resting Stalk-eyed Fly, Commended

Resting Stalk-eyed Fly, Commended
© Ripan Biswas

Metamorphosis - a dragonfly emerging, Commended

Metamorphosis - a dragonfly emerging, Commended
© Peter Smith

Beauty and Beast, Commended

Beauty and Beast, Commended
© Steve Palmer

Floating on colour, a male gall midge, Commended

Floating on colour, a male gall midge, Commended

Did you know?

Lacewing lollipops

Lacewings lay their eggs at the ends of single stalks of hardened mucus on the underside of leaves.

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