Sentence Examples with the word midge

The best-known dipterous pests are the Hessian fly (Cecidosnyia destructor), the pear midge (Diplosis pyrivora), the fruit flies (Tephritis Tyroni of Queensland and Halterophora capitata or the Mediterranean fruit fly), the onion fly (Phorbia cepetorum), and numerous corn pests, such as the gout fly (Chloropstaeniopus) and the frit fly (Oscinis frit).

Von Kolliker described the formation of the blastoderm in the egg of the midge Chironomus.

Ritter (1890) have since observed a similar early origin for the germ-cells in the midge Chironomus and in the Aphidae.