Springtails, earwigs, stoneflies and scorpion flies Torphins, Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Leuctia sp., stone fly, needle fly

Leuctia sp. adult stonefly

Nymphs are found year round on stones in stream beds, adults on stones and vegetation near streams.

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Stonefly in the Perlodidae family

Stonefly in Perlodidae family

Nymphs are found year round on or under stones in clean streams, adults are found on stones and vegetation near streams.

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Stonefly in the Nemouridae family

Adult stonefly in the Nemouridae family

Nymphs are found year round on or under stones in clean streams, adults are found on stones and vegetation near streams.

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Scorpion fly Panorpa sp.

Scorpion fly female

Adults are seen from June to August on Bushes and in woods.

scorpion fly male

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Collembola Springtail

Collembola springtail

Found absolutely everywhere, and in great numbers.

Usually less than 5 mm long.

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Forficula auricularia Earwig, Forkytail

Forficula auricularia male, earwig

Nocturnal, during the day they are found under stones, in grassy tussocks and dark places where they can rest with both the upper and lower surface of the body in contact with something.

Adult body length 14 - 23 mm including the pincers.

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