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Synonyms for blackfly

blackish aphid that infests e

small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae

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Falls of Heather Fly and lots of small black flies had trout very active at the surface.
Black flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) are ectoparasitic insects found where running water is available for egg laying and larval development (Currie and Hunter, 2008).
As adult dogs of active breeds, with a history of outdoor activities and travel, these 2 dogs might have been exposed to black flies during months of optimal environmental conditions for these vectors.
FLY BOX Chatton: Small black flies, Diawl Bachs, Buzzers, CdC patterns, Daddies, black/green lures.
But where are the old fashioned, predominantly black flies such as those tied with black squirrel wing and a stoat's tail?
Yard Net Granular significantly controls biting insects such as mosquitoes, fleas, ticks, black flies and gnats, but unlike many "backyard" insect repellents, it contains no pyrethrins, no pyrethroids and no d-limonene.
The topics include the ghost mayfly, returning Salmonflies to the Logan River, the mystery of the spine-adorned caddisfly, encounter with Arctic black flies, a dragonfly hanging from a leaf, and in defense of whirligig beetles.
Again they move and at my feet dead black flies drift along the white oak boards.
MANY, many moons ago the advice that was always given by Welsh angling clubs to any visitors coming from afar to fish their fisheries was to remember to bring plenty of black flies.
The Therma-CELL Outdoor Lantern is up to 98-percent effective at repelling mosquitoes, black flies and no-see-ums, and has many updated features: eight LEDs offer twice as much light as earlier models; the handle makes the lantern easy to carry and hang; and the lantern weighs less than a pound, The lantern and mosquito repellent can be used separately or together, it operates on a single butane cartridge, which heats a mat releasing allethrin, a synthetic copy of a natural insecticide, creating a 15' x15' comfort zone.
The State Ministry of Health of Gombe, which is located in northeastern Nigeria, Africa, in conjunction with Upper Benue River Basin Development Area office and local government, have taken measures to control the area's black flies, whose bite causes onchocerciasis or river blindness, the world's second leading cause of infectious blindness.
Finally, Waldbauer describes the complex relationship between these insects and people: While mosquitoes and black flies are often carriers of disease, other varieties of aquatic and semiaquatic insects are culinary delicacies.
That blue Northern sky, the crisp air, the scent of change, the lack of black flies .