© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
104 days to go to Insect Week
Winner - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Marmalade hoverfly on a pink flower
© Jamie Spensley
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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Butterfly and moth wings have scales, as well as creating species' patterns these help control body temperature.
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