If the trip is to extend into a black fly or mosquito region, protection against the insects should be provided.
The black fly is even a more formidable pest than the mosquito.
A black fly ribbed with silver tinsel, black wing with white tips, black hackle, and a yellow head and tail.
Either the remedy suggested for the black fly is a remedy, or it isn't.
The bite of the black fly is often severe, the creature leaving a large clot of blood to mark the scene of its surgical triumphs.
Descending the Bartlett Mountain, we made our first acquaintance with the renowned 'black fly' of the Adirondacs.
The mosquito is a gnat that has many relatives, some very troublesome, like the black fly.
In cloudy weather, unlike the mosquito, the black fly disappears, only flying when the sun shines.
In the black fly belt it is wise to add a bottle of fly dope (Fig. 251) to one's personal equipment.
A minute black fly, with a roundish body and white wings, (Culex equinus).
black fly n.
Any of various small dark humpbacked flies of whom the females are aggressive biters and serve as vectors in the transmission of onchocerciasis.