© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2018
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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Lacewings lay their eggs at the ends of single stalks of hardened mucus on the underside of leaves.
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