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Red ant with eggs
National Insect Week returns in 2022
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Please check back as we get nearer National Insect Week.
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.
Discover insects now
Thunderbugs are insects called thrips, they have small feathery wings and can be transported long distances by wind.
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