Flies, 1, 2, to be found around Torphins Wood, Aberdeenshire, Scotland

Culex pipens, common gnat

common gnat larva

Larvae are aquatic and found in even the smallest pond or bucket of water. Adults fly and are found in most habitats.

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Chironomous sp.

Chironomous larva, midge larva

Larvae are found in mud and decaying vegetation in still waters.

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Mycetophilidae, fungus gnats, fungus midges

Mycetophilidae, fungus midge, adult

Larvae found in and on fungi and decaying vegetation, adults near fungi.

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Cecidomyiidae, gall midge

Cecidomyiidae, adult gall midge

Larvae found inside galls on vegetation especially leaves on trees, adults found nearby.

Adults usually have a body length less than 5 mm.

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