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Insect Week returns in 2022

2020 Competition winners (Over 18 category)

© Alan Clark

First place - Alan Clark (UK)

German wasps drinking

First place - Alan Clark (UK)
German wasps drinking
© Petar Sabol

2nd Place - Petar Sabol (Croatia)

Aphid family

2nd Place - Petar Sabol (Croatia)
Aphid family
© Phooi Leng Ho

Specially Commended - Phooi Leng Ho (Malaysia)

A mother's love

Specially Commended - Phooi Leng Ho (Malaysia)
A mother's love
© Phooi Leng Ho

Specially Commended - Phooi Leng Ho (Malaysia)

Ready for the party

Specially Commended - Phooi Leng Ho (Malaysia)
Ready for the party
© Andrew Murray

Specially Commended - Andrew Murray (USA)

Gnat ogre robber fly

Specially Commended - Andrew Murray (USA)
Gnat ogre robber fly
© João Petronilho

Specially Commended - João Petronilho (Portugal)

Conehead mantis

Specially Commended - João Petronilho (Portugal)
Conehead mantis
© Petar Sabol

Specially Commended - Petar Sabol (Croatia)

Southern festoon

Specially Commended - Petar Sabol (Croatia)
Southern festoon
© Tim Crabb

Specially Commended - Tim Crabb (UK)

Rose aphid on a rose blossom

Specially Commended - Tim Crabb (UK)
Rose aphid on a rose blossom
© Karunakaran Parameswaran Pillai

Highly Commended - Karunakaran Parameswaran Pillai (India)

Bridging weaver ants

Highly Commended - Karunakaran Parameswaran Pillai (India)
Bridging weaver ants
© Elizabeth Cooksey

Highly Commended - Elizabeth Cooksey (UK)

Walking through time

Highly Commended - Elizabeth Cooksey (UK)
Walking through time
© Kit Chang

Highly Commended - Kit Chang (Macao S.A.R.)

Ovipositing

Highly Commended - Kit Chang (Macao S.A.R.)
Ovipositing
© Pascal Grüner

Highly Commended - Pascal Grüner (Germany)

European paper wasp

Highly Commended - Pascal Grüner (Germany)
European paper wasp
© Beverley Brouwer

Highly Commended - Beverley Brouwer (Netherlands)

Wasp on mushroom

Highly Commended - Beverley Brouwer (Netherlands)
Wasp on mushroom
© Simon Carder

Commended - Simon Carder (UK)

Here comes the sun

Commended - Simon Carder (UK)
Here comes the sun
© Simon Carder

Commended - Simon Carder (UK)

Butterfly meadow

Commended - Simon Carder (UK)
Butterfly meadow
© Ching-Shan Lin

Commended - Ching-Shan Lin (Taiwan)

Mother taking care of her fungus garden 

Commended - Ching-Shan Lin (Taiwan)
Mother taking care of her fungus garden 
© Louis Nicholls

Commended - Louis Nicholls (UK)

Ghost waits in the dark for prey

Commended - Louis Nicholls (UK)
Ghost waits in the dark for prey
© Liesbeth Ploeg

Commended - Liesbeth Ploeg (Netherlands)

Just jaw dropping

Commended - Liesbeth Ploeg (Netherlands)
Just jaw dropping

Did you know?

Diverse weevils

Weevils are a very diverse beetle group, they feed on plants and some live on just one plant species.

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