© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
Insect Week returns in 2022
National Insect Week is run every two years, by the Royal Entomological Society and its partner organisations. If you have any general enquiries, you can email us using this form.
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
Antennal shape reflects insect ecology, male moths have feathery antennae to detect female pheromones at night.
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