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Re: Flake food for killies
LeeH920226 at aol_com wrote:
> In a message dated 4/20/99 9:14:23 AM, jimr at vrx_net writes:
> << White mosquito larvae are not really mosquitos at all. They are
> actually the larval form of Chaoborus or phantom midges.. Both these and
> true mosquitos belong to the family Culicidae.
> TTFN, eh
> Jim >>
> OK, I didn't know that. What is the scientific name for the vicious. biting
> black flies in May in Ontario?
> Lee Harper
Hi there Lee, eh;
The ones that eat you alive in May in Ontario are from the genus
Simulium. Nasty little critters, eh.