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No-see-um - Culicoides - female

No-see-um - Culicoides - Female
Powhatan County, Virginia, USA
September 7, 2005

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No-see-um - Culicoides - female No-see-um - Culicoides - female

Moved from Biting Midges.

Well fed
It seems that it already had a nice meal of your blood.

It Was
I only noticed it after it had been feeding for a few seconds and then - SMACK! I then got these pictures so I could find out what gave me such an annoying bite.

Pretty sure this is actually a biting midge in the family Ceratopogonidae. Black flies are a little larger.

I didn't see it
Thanks for your help!

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