© Paul Giles
National Insect Week returns in 2022
Colouring sheets of the faces of three common UK wasp species.
The Big Wasp Survey aims to gather important scientific data to help to quantify wasp species abundance, diversity and distribution.
Big Wasp Survey website
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
Earwigs, which don’t go in ears, except by rare accident. Originally 'ear-wing' as their wings are human ear shaped.
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