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Noun1.Ceratopogonidae - biting midges; sand flies
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Nematocera, suborder Nematocera - mosquitoes; fungus gnats; crane flies; gnats; sand flies
biting midge, no-see-um, punkey, punkie, punky - minute two-winged insect that sucks the blood of mammals and birds and other insects
Ceratopogon, genus Ceratopogon - type genus of the Ceratopogonidae
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Of course, this is the same time of day that the noseeums arrive, and sometimes there are simply more bug bites than fish bites, and we all run for home.
I will only say here that this paint protects their skin, that it prevents the wind and the sun from drying and cracking their skin and that it protects them from the bites of mosquitoes, gnats, and noseeums, which you can find in great quantities around their huts or cabins.
Heat and humidity are main factors in Florida, but the noseeums, mosquitoes and flies in some locations make staying in an open cabin unbearable.