insects

White-letter hairstreak in Scotland
White-letter hairstreak spotted in Scotland for the first time in more than 130 years.
The Asian hornet could colonise the UK within two decades if no action is taken.
Wasp
BBC Wildlife contributor Richard Jones answers your wild question.
The data suggests that 2017 could be a record summer for hummingbird hawk-moths
Biologists predict that this summer could be one of the best for hummingbird hawk-moths sightings in UK gardens. 
A pair of swallowtail caterpillars feeding on milk parsley
Thieves snatch protected plants and insects from an important nature reserve. 
A female emperor dragonfly ovipositing (laying eggs)
Visit some of the best places in the UK to see dragonflies and damselflies. 
Entomologists celebrate the first UK record of a beetle species in 21 years.
An Asian subterranean termite
Healthy termites create stronger colonies capable of causing significant damage to buildings. 
Kentish glory moth © Tom Prescott
A new project in the Cairngorms tempts the rare and enigmatic Kentish glory moth with artificial female pheromones. 
Hornet robberfly (Asilus crabroniformis)
We asked entomologist Steven Falk to choose his top robberflies to spot in the UK.
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