Most commonly found near streams, rivers, ponds, and large bodies of water. Usually dormant until spring and early summer weather.
insult: Aww, do you need a cup of ice water for your swollen midge?
Etymology: Middle English migge, from Old English mycg; akin to Old High German mucka midge, Greek myia fly, Latin musca
Date: before 12th century
biting midge gall midge