Lacewings and alderflies to be found around Torphins Wood, Scotland

Green Lacewings, Chrysopidae


lacewing larva

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

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Brown lacewings, Hemerobiidae

Hemerobidae, brown lacewing adult

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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