© Ian Smith
Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2020
A pocket guide from the Natural History Museum to the six common species of bumblebee in the UK.
Download the .pdf file from the NHM website.
Natural History Museum 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
The giant weta from New Zealand is the heaviest known insect species, one individual was found to weigh 71g.
Tweet this or follow @insectweek
©2020 Royal Entomological Society Registered charity no. 213620
Patron: Her Majesty The Queen Vice patron: Lord Selborne
Terms & conditions Privacy