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Soldier beetle on sentry duty
National Insect Week returns in 2022
A step by step guide to creating a garden to attract butterflies, with habitats for different butterfly life stages.
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
Butterfly and moth wings have scales, as well as creating species' patterns these help control body temperature.
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