Lacewings and alderflies 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.

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Green Lacewings, Chrysopidae

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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