Biting Midges UK: The Scoop on the Infamous Scotland Midge

If you’re a fan of the great outdoors, there’s no doubt you’ve encountered biting midges at some point.

Often called “no-see-ums” in North America, biting midges in the UK are commonly known as “biting gnats.” Scientifically speaking, these tiny flies belong to Ceratopogonidae, a diverse insect family of over 5,600 species.