This is how I imagine many people visualise the Scottish midge if they could see it larger than the tiny speck that it is. (Animated.)
midge: a very small insect that comes out in hordes on damp still summer evenings and it’s the female that bites.
Try the Midge Control game here. [Flash] Global warming will likely increase the midge population. See if you can control the population to only two with the rainfall slider.
The Scottish Word: midge with its definition and its meaning illustrated and captioned with the word used in context in the Scots language and in English.