Flies to be found in and around Torphins Wood, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.
Torphins is a village in upper Deeside, Aberdeenshire Scotland. There is nothing particularly special about the wood, it is a mixed species coniferous/deciduous wood, so things found there can probably be found in many other Scottish, British or even European woods. For more information on Torphins itself and the human population there go to Torphins.org.
Tipulidae, crane fly, daddy long legs, leatherjacket.
The larvae (leatherjackets) are found in the soil, rotting wood, bogs, other moist habitats, and some are aquatic. The adults are found in most habitats and are strongly attracted to light.