insects

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.
Black bee-fly discovered in the UK for the first time
An amateur entomologist has discovered a black-bee fly in his garden. 
Your wild question answered by entomologist Richard Jones.
Green Hairstreak butterfly
Green butterflies (and moths) are rare across the globe, but why? Entomologist, and BBC Wildlife contributor, Richard Jones answers your wild question.
Red-tailed bumblebee
Flower-rich habitats are crucial for the survival of bumblebee families. 
Researchers measuring vibrational pulses in honeybees
Every few seconds a honeybee hive will let out a little ‘whoop’.
Adriatic Marbled Bush-cricket
More than a quarter of Europe’s insects of the Orthoptera order are at risk of extinction. 
Mullein moth caterpillar
Zoologist and author Jules Howard answers your wild question.
Results from the UK citizen science study, Big Butterfly Count 2017, have painted a concerning and somewhat puzzling picture of the state of Britain’s butterflies. 
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