from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A genus of gnats or midges, of the dipterous family Mycetophilidæ, containing minute species often flying in swarms and having plumose antennæ in the males.

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  • n. minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings


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