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Dark-edged Bee-fly

With its furry body, the Dark-edged bee-fly (Bombylius major) is commonly mistaken for a bee.  These distinctive furry flies are active from March to June in gardens and along hedgerows...


Do you know how to say ‘snail’ in Welsh?

Common names for invertebrates can tell us about the historical and cultural relationships we have with wildlife, many have interesting origins.  Some of the names for invertebrates in the Welsh...


Five things to do to reverse insect decline

Craig Macadam, Buglife's Conservation Director responding to the recent report on insect declines in an article that first appeared on the CNN website Insect populations are in crisis. A recent...