blackfly

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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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Our data suggest that the black flies collected frequently fed on a host species that was infected with O.
Dai was never happier than when dressing black flies - especially in his later years after suffering a mini stroke.
candles deter mosquitoes and black flies, enabling you to venture outside without the threat of being eaten alive.
They have discovered a special kind of bag that keeps black flies and horseflies away from doors and windows and even the patio when we decide to eat outdoors.
Our quarters were screened huts that somehow managed to attract hundreds of biting black flies.
Black flies, also known as buffalo gnats, are smaller biting flies, about one-eighth of an inch long.
Female black flies are known to bite humans, as well as animals, in order to feed on blood to help them breed.
Superintendent Bill Campbell told the Mail: "What we are dealing with here is not fleas - it's black flies.
The next generation of Mosquito Magnet traps is powered solely by a 20-pound propane gas tank and requires no external source of electricity to provide homeowners with 24-hour protection from mosquitoes, no-see-ums, black flies and other biting insects.
I find my mind and calendar so cluttered that I struggle to find an hour or two to just sit on my back steps and enjoy the return of the black flies.
Editor's Note: Below is a list of the 45 waterways in 32 counties to be sprayed for black flies during 2013:
In the meantime, adult black flies shall be collected by dry ice baited traps and drop nets directly on dogs.
Help me turn my beans into a no-black fly zone My 9 beans are covered in black flies.
Use black flies and spiders of size 14 or 16, PTN or Hare's Ear for the best chance of success.