© Richard Davies
Jeff Goldblum lookalike (unidentified fly)
National Insect Week returns in 2022
(Ancient Greek - pleco = folded or braided ; pteron = wing)
Aquatic insects that live in running water as larvae.
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.
Discover insects now
Painted Lady butterflies fly annually from North Africa to the UK, occasionally Monarch butterflies cross from America.
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