Woodlice 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.
woodlouse, Isopoda, Oniscidea Oniscus asellus, the common shiny woodlouse

Found in damp places under logs and stones during the day, is active at night.

Up tp 15 mm long and 7.5 mm wide

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Porcello spinicornis, woodlouse

Porcellio spinicornis

Found in walls especially drystone walls during the day, is active at night.

Up to 12 mm long.

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the Rosy woodlouse, Androniscus dentiger

Androniscus dentiger, the Rosy woodlouse

Found in caves and mines or among garden rubble and quarries, any damp place.

Up to 6 mm long.

Runs relatively fast for a woodlouse.

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Daphnia pulex water flea

Daphnia pulex, water flea

Found in shallow, still or very slow moving water in the warmer months.

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Cyclops strenuus

Cyclops strenuus

Found in still or very slow moving water. Best seen in the warmer months.

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