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black fly, buffalo gnat

Black flies are very small, dark colored flies that bite. Up close the flies appear to have a hump behind the head when viewed from the side. The site of a black fly bite often bleeds and becomes itchy, red and swollen. These flies can be abundant around running water such as rivers and streams but do not normally occur indoors.

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