Annoyance factor: 8
Favorite hangouts: Seashores and near other bodies of water (and unsuspecting human bodies).
Most annoying when: You're camping near a beautiful, undisturbed beach with a special someone.
Annoying, associated diseases and afflictions: Leishmaniasis, Filariasis.
Repulsive eating habits: Like mosquitoes, bloodthirsty female no-see-ums (otherwise known as biting midges and smaller than 2 millimeters long) spit on the host's wound before digging in to ensure a successful blood-sucking session.