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Red ant with eggs
30 days to go to Insect Week
(Ancient Greek - pleco = folded or braided ; pteron = wing)
Aquatic insects that live in running water as larvae.
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
Cluster flies and ladybirds hibernate in roof space in their thousands, in spring they leave a chemical marking a safe site.
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