© Peter White
Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2020
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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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The longest recorded insect is Chan's megastick, a stick insect species from Borneo which can be up to 56.6cm long.
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