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104 days to go to Insect Week
Winner - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Marmalade hoverfly on a pink flower
2nd place - Jamie Spensley (UK)
An Epeolus spp bee on common ragwort
Specially Commended - Sruthi Parupudi (India)
Common chaser dragonfly
Specially Commended - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Carder bee in Cornwall
Highly Commended - James Murphy (UK)
Highly Commended - Emily Davies (UK)
A summer's walk
Highly Commended - Will Lawson (UK)
Highly Commended - Kirsty Eykyn (UK)
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
'Thanatosis' is the scientific term for pretending to be dead, which is how many insects hide from predators.
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