buffalo gnat

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Synonyms for buffalo gnat

small blackish stout-bodied biting fly having aquatic larvae

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To make matters worse, some years buffalo gnats join the party, and they will happily fly off with chunks of your hide.
Harrison had warned me ahead of time about the millions of buffalo gnats on this farm.
Black flies, turkey gnats, buffalo gnats, deer flies and horse flies are well-known members of this group.
There were also clouds of buffalo gnats in Idaho so thick he had to spray bug spray on Pepper and get into his tent as quickly as possible.
Bow season opened October 1, with oppressive heat and hordes of tiny buffalo gnats. The gnats bit hard and often, making hunting almost impossible, and no bug repellent seemed to work.
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