© Ian Smith
Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2018
The Royal Society for the the Protection of Birds (RSPB)
The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds is the largest wildlife conservation organisation in Europe, working locally and globally with partners for birds and nature as a whole.
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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In UK ants, wasps, bees & sawflies (Hymenoptera) have 6000+ species, just beating true flies (Diptera) at 5000+.
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