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National Insect Week returns in 2020

National Biodiversity Network

National Biodiversity Network

The National Biodiversity Network is working to provide internet access to a ‘data warehouse’ of UK biodiversity information – past, present and future. It is collating data from local records centres and from national databases (such as the Biological Records Centre) using a standardized format to allow users to search the combined records and view the UK distribution of species (and the changes in distribution with time).

Did you know?

Most misunderstood insect in the UK

Earwigs, which don’t go in ears, except by rare accident. Originally 'ear-wing' as their wings are human ear shaped.

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