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Flesh fly portrait
National Insect Week returns in 2020
Fun factsheets about some fascinating British insects: http://www.letsgowild.co.uk/wildlifefacts/insects
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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Haemolymph is the equivalent of blood in insects, it distributes nutrients and immune cells around the insect body.
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