biting midge

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biting midge

Any of various minute, biting flies of the family Ceratopogonidae. Also called no-see-um, punkie, sandfly.


pertaining to the characteristic behavior of performing a bite.

biting louse
see species of the insect suborder mallophaga.
biting midge
insects of the family ceratopogonidae. Called also punkies, no-see-ums, sandflies.
biting pattern
the pattern of distribution of bites, or of diseases transmitted by insect bites, which may suggest the identity of the biter.
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Evaluation of matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization time of flight mass spectrometry for characterization of Culicoides nubeculosus biting midges.
Catalog of the New World Biting Midges North of Mexico (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).
He has studied insect vectors since 2010, primarily focusing on mosquitoes and biting midges, as well as the bacterial endosymbionts that influence them.
Forcipomyia Meigen, 1818 (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae), a worldwide genus, is one of the species-richest genera in the biting midges, with many species being important pollinators of tropical and subtropical cultivated plants (Young 1986; Martinez et al.
The project intends to address the risk of emerging viral vector borne diseases in two main categories of arthropods known to transmit important animal and zoonotic diseases: mosquitoes (Aedes and Culex), and Culicoides biting midges.
Mosquitoes are present whenever rainfall occurs as well as in artificial lakes, and Dr Jubran said that people mistake biting midges for mosquitoes, which is a different kind of species but are also prominent around the creeks and artificial lakes.
We are told that one jab should be enough to protect sheep and cattle from the dreadful disease that is spread by biting midges and causes deformities in newborn lambs and calves.
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Hemorrhagic disease is an endemic disease that strikes periodically throughout whitetail country and is transmitted by biting midges.
In seven years we have never recorded biting midges in November before and I suspect this is the first time ever, long before records began.