07 May 2021

A hum of information about blackflies and blackfly enthusiasts

Diptera: Simuliidae

Also known as black flies, simulies, simúlidos, Kriebelmücken, moshki, jejenes, borrachudos, cseszlék and more

The blackflies referred to in these pages are small biting insects which belong to the Diptera or true flies. They should not be confused with the similarly named black aphids(Hemiptera: Aphididae) which are garden and agricultural pests of plants