Photograph of a flower beetle in a flower

An Insect A Day part 4

Scroll down for the latest images from the insect photo diary of Prof Bill Amos of the Department of Zoology. There are some beautiful metallic beetles this week – it just goes to show that there is beauty in the little things in life, so take a closer look next time you see a small insect on a plant.

You can see more of Bill’s photographs on the blog:

An Insect A Day for bee fly, orange tip buttefly and parasitic wasp

An Insect A Day continues for scorpion fly, shield bug and click beetle

An Insect A Day Part 3 for wasp beetle; dragonfly and aphids giving birth

Insect-eye View for sawfly, hoverfly and solitary bees

Why not have a go at photographing insects yourself? We would love to see your photos of wildlife where you are. Share with us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram by tagging us or using #OpenYourWindowBingo to feature in our online Community Gallery.

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