Harvestmen (opiliones) 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.
Phlangium sp. harvestman, opilone

Phlangium sp.

Mainly nocturnal, found under stones and in crevices during the day.

Leg span can be as much as 10 cm, body length just under 1 cm in fully grown adults.

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