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National Insect Week returns in 2020

INSTAR Magazine

A digital magazine for young entomologists. Find out more about insects and those people who study them....

Issue 2

 

Issue 1

 

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Most poisonous

There are lots of contenders here – possibly the pretty red and blue rove beetle Paederus – very, very tiny amounts of its poison have been used to cure chronic ulceration in people. Ladybirds are pretty poisonous (and pretty) and can bleed foul-tasting poisonous brightly coloured blood from their knees.