© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
68 days to go to Insect Week
Winner - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Hoverfly on a pink flower
© Jamie Spensley
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.
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Mayfly and stonefly larvae are used to indicate freshwater quality as they are sensitive to environmental conditions.
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