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Red ant with eggs
105 days to go to Insect Week
Each year the Royal Entomological Society receives thousands of requests for help with identification.
These are a few of the annual highlights — distinct insects to look out for over the year.
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
Mayfly and stonefly larvae are used to indicate freshwater quality as they are sensitive to environmental conditions.
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