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The rosemary beetle, berberis sawfly, scarlet lily beetle and the hemerocallis (day lily) gall midge have spread nationwide, destroying herbs, flowers and shrubs. Now Royal Horticultural Society chiefs are urging gardeners to look out for the insects.

In pictures: Knut the polar bear

Knut the polar bear

Scarab beetle- This beetle is also known as the Shining Leaf Chafer Beetle. It is known for it's vibrant, shiny color. While scarab beetles are common in Egyptian myths, this particular specimen is from the Southwestern United States where it is considered an agricultural pest.

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Hornets creeps me out but this photo is stunning and terrifying at the same time.A portrait of a hornet by Dusan Beno Bug-obsessed Slovakian student, Dusan Beno captures detailed macro portraits of insects and spiders. He catches his subjects in the great outdoors and then "bug-naps" them by taking them back to his home for photo-shoots.