biting midge


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biting midge

n.
Any of various minute, biting flies of the family Ceratopogonidae. Also called no-see-um, punkie, sandfly.
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FANAR, Lebanon: A biting midge, now encased in amber, bit a dinosaur 135 million years ago in what is today the country of Lebanon.
How to capture and study biting midges. In: The Ceratopogonidae of Costa Rica.
Researchers at the University of Edinburgh's Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine found that the Highland biting midge is particularly attracted to the sweat of certain individuals.
This emergence of BT into parts of Europe never before affected was attributed mainly to climate change and was linked to the northern expansion of the major Old World vector Culicoides imicola (Kieffer), which is an Afro-Asiatic species of biting midge (13).
Few would know about the four Australian Government funded sentinel cattle herds, strategically located across the top end, Papua New Guinea and Timor Leste which are tested for exotic diseases that may have arrived in Australia through pathways unique to this region, such as biting midges blowing across the Torres Strait from PNG or from Indonesia.
Management of North American Culicoides biting midges: current knowledge and research needs.
Apart from biting midges some other vectors like arthropods; ticks and mosquitoes are also responsible for the transmission of BTV virus.
Evaluation of housing as a means to protect cattle from Culicoides biting midges, the vectors of bluetongue virus.
Floridians and Florida vacationers can rely on Reynolds Pest Management, Inc for further information on the commonly encountered Biting Midges also known as No-See-Ums.
On the basis of 12 years' research of using bacterial preparations, we have identified that the concentration of 3.0 g of product per liter is lethal to larvae of biting midges. The data obtained from the treated and untreated areas indicate a considerable decrease in the number of midges' larvae.