A black fly (sometimes called a buffalo gnat, turkey gnat, or white socks) is any
member of the family Simuliidae of the Culicomorpha infraorder. They are related
Host: Simuliidae is a small family of blood sucking flies commonly known as
black flies or buffalo gnats. Over 100 species are known from North America and
Also known as buffalo gnats because of their humpbacked appearance, black
flies (Simuliidae) are small (up to one-eighth of an inch long) dark flies that ...
AsktheExterminator.com: Female buffalo gnats are known for biting humans and
animals in order to suck their blood.
What are they? Black flies are tiny blood-sucking flies in the insect family
Simuliidae and are often called buffalo gnats. Contrary to their name, black flies
may be ...
Buffalo gnats (also known as black flies) are tiny flies with clear wings. The
females bite both humans and animals, sucking their blood in order to breed and
The Truth About Buffalo Gnats. Published June 18, 2007. An archive of Pet
Columns from the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine is available
Nov 23, 2014 ... How to prevent buffalo gnats from biting you? It is the most frequent question out
there, many answers, and few working solutions, this is an ...
Every year in May/June the buffalo gnats (turkey gnats, biting gnats or black flies)
hatch and create a nuisance in many parts of the country. Some years, it is ...