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Insect Week returns in 2022
Do you have an insect to identify? Contact our entomologists for help.
Insect Week encourages people of all ages to learn more about insects.
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
A parasitoid lives within a host and ultimately kills or sterilises it, a parasite simply lives off its host's resources.
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