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  • How Long Do Midges Live?

    How Long Do Midges Live?

    Midges—regardless of species—are no doubt pests. Biting midges, or Ceratopogonidae, cause itchy, painful, and overall irritating lesions in humans and livestock. Non-biting midges, or Chironomidae, can be equally bothersome, causing blockage and contamination in air and water filtration systems. So, of course, many would want to eliminate them as quickly as possible, whether through setting…