Translation of midge in Spanish:

midge

Pronunciation: /mɪdʒ//mɪdʒ/

noun

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    • In the 19th century, USDA researchers discovered that mosquitoes, ticks, flies, and midges spread disease from animal to animal.
    • Popularity is not always a good thing, especially when you seem to be a siren for this country's 18 different species of mosquitoes and midges.
    • A new era of chromosome research began with the detection of giant chromosomes in tissues of Dipteran insects, the midges Bibio and Chironomus, and the fruit fly Drosophila.
    • Most people would probably mistake them for small flies, such as gnats or midges.
    • Despite balmy temperatures, you'll need to pack pants, long-sleeved shirts, and, yes, even socks, to fend off the hordes of biting sand fleas and midges on the Tuichi River.
    • Only an attack by a voracious swarm of midges then spoilt a leisurely paddle under a warm, summer sun on a perfect, windless day.
    • Arctic as well as temperate chironomid midges build special winter cocoons that are distinct from those made in summer.
    • The other night, trying to read an improving book in the bath, the room began filling with mosquitoes, midges and a small brown winged bug I didn't hang about to identify.
    • But as well as spending most of the night hunting for midges and mosquitoes, the nocturnal animals are always searching for new daytime hangouts.
    • Probably the most common method of transmission is by means of biting insects such as mosquitoes, midges, and flies.
    • Included among the invertebrates are moth flies, wood gnats, midges, punkies, mosquitoes, marsh beetles, and beelike or wasplike syrphid flies.
    • Dedicated fundraisers are set to take on everything from swarms of midges to blisters when they set off on a 100-mile walk.
    • It is, of course, the midges and the clegs who present the major problem to the Scottish naturist.
    • Bites from midges, mosquitoes and mites are normally very itchy.
    • Bloodworms are the larvae of a non-biting mosquito called a midge and are usually harmless to humans.
    • Oakworth Cricket Club is itching to keep spectators happy - by beating off swarms of midges.
    • The portable machine was devised by Calor Gas and midge expert Dr Alison Blackwell and can clear midges from an area half the size of a football field using carbon dioxide.
    • Rations include a variety of insect larvae, especially mayflies, blackflies, caddis flies, and midges.
    • The hormone is mixed with yeast - which mosquitoes love - to make granules easily added to the pools where midges breed.
    • Alasdair McCrone, the artistic director, said the 35-year-old theatre, which has just 43 seats, is located in a wooded area and every summer is plagued by swarms of midges.

    especie de mosquito pequeño