© Pawel Bieniewski
Ant Formica sp. Wasp Vespula sp.
Insect Week returns in 2022
Winner - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Hoverfly on a pink flower
2nd place - Jamie Spensley (UK)
An Epeolus spp bee on common ragwort
Specially Commended - Sruthi Parupudi (India)
Common chaser dragonfly
Specially Commended - Jamie Spensley (UK)
Carder bee in Cornwall
Highly Commended - James Murphy (UK)
Southern Hawker Aeshna cyanea
Highly Commended - Emily Davies (UK)
A summer's walk
Highly Commended - Will Lawson (UK)
Highly Commended - Kirsty Eykyn (UK)
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
Bumblebees can do 'buzz' pollination, wing muscles vibrate their bodies to extract and transfer flower pollen.
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