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National Insect Week returns in 2020

Entomology at Home for National Insect Week

National Insect Week #NIW2020 on 22nd to 28th June 2020 will not involve physical events, to reduce the transmission of Covid-19 virus.
We hope you will join us in a virtual campaign to celebrate the little things that run the world.
Over the next weeks and months we will be expanding our online resources and activities, linking out to the many National Insect Week partner organisations, so that as many as possible can do entomology at home.

Tips for insect photography

1. Take your time

Try not to rush your photographs. There is a huge diversity of insects that can be photographed and each species has its own behaviour to take into account. For example, if you would like to photograph an adult dragonfly, take the time to observe the...

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Holo versus hemi

Insect have two main life stage patterns, holometabolous: egg, larva, pupae, adult; and hemimetabolous: egg, nymph, adult.

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