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The virus is typically transmitted by a biting midge, Culicoides paraensis, that ranges from Argentina to as far north as Wisconsin.
Cocoa plants are pollinated by a small fly called a midge, which seems to be the only creature that can figure out how to navigate the plant’s intricate flowers.
Gov. Larry Hogan praised both projects, and also announced that his administration is moving forward with a $330,000 midge eradication project on the Back River in Baltimore County.
Berry Bros. Guide Service reports: Limited wadable water; the Narrows has been a hot spot; trout good on olive woolly buggers, nymphs, midges, San Juan worms and sowbugs.
Berry Bros. Guide Service reports: Wadable water; Rim Shoals has been hot spot; trout good on olive woolly buggers, nymphs, midges, San Juan worms (particularly cerise) and sowbugs.
Berry Bros. Guide Service reports: Buffalo Shoals has been hot spot; trout good on olive woolly buggers, nymphs, midges, San Juan worms (particularly cerise) and sowbugs.
Invasive insects, such as midges and beetles, have already established themselves on certain islands in the Southern Ocean.
BAUM LAKE Trout anglers are getting action on 12- to 14-inch rainbows on midges and damsel flies.
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Origin and Etymology of midge
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of midge for English Language Learners
: a very small flying insect that bites people and animals
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