resin gnat

noun
variants: or resin midge

Definition of resin gnat

: any of various small two-winged flies (genus Retinodiplosis) with larvae that injure pine trees by causing an exudation of resin in which they live

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“Resin gnat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resin%20gnat. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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