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Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2022
Here are some pollinating insects you may find in your garden...
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
Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.
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