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Lacewings and alderflies to be found in and around Torphins Wood, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

- ground beetles 1
- ground beetles 2
- burying beetles
- beetles 1
- beetles 2
- beetles 3
- springtails
- earwigs
- flies
- hoverflies
- true bugs
- bumblebees
- bees
- ants
- wasps
- saw flies and wood wasps
- butterflies
- butterflies 2
- butterflies and moths 2
- moths
- moths 2
- moths 3
- lacewings etc.
- dragonflies and damselflies
- scorpion flies
- stoneflies
- caddis flies
- lice
Slugs and snails
Worms and leeches
Millipedes and centipedes
- spiders 1
- spiders 2
- spiders 3
- harvestmen
- mites
- ticks etc.
- woodlice
- water fleas
- cyclops

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.

lacewinglacewing larva

Green Lacewings, Chrysopidae

Found in a vide variety of habitats, attracted to light sources in the evenings.

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Hemerobidae, brown lacewing adult

Brown lacewings, Hemerobiidae

Found in a variety of habitats

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Larvae found in still and slow moving water, adults emerge in late spring and early summer and are usually found on waterside vegetation.

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