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68 days to go to Insect Week
Colouring sheets by illustrator Jennifer Delaney, taken from the book Life under the Lens.
Wasp head, tick, honeybee head and butterfly eggs.
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.
Discover insects now
Chitin is the major molecule in insect cuticles, combined with proteins it hardens surfaces like beetle wing covers.
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