© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2020
National Insect Week is run every two years, by the Royal Entomological Society and its partner organisations. If you have any general enquiries, you can email us using this form.
National 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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So many midges emerge in the rainy season from Lake Victoria, that they are made into burgers for humans!
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