(according to the Google Web Definition...)
Members of the family "Culicidae".
Insects that have a pair of scaled wings, a pair of halteres, a long slender body and long legs.
Smaller than 15 mm (0.6 inches) long.
Only 2 - 2.5 mg (0.03- 0.06 grains) in weight.
Able to fly 1.5- 2.5 km/hr (0.9-1.6 mph)
Very old, having been around since the fall of man.
The church youth group braved the wind.
They dealt with the rain and the thunderstorms.
They are home a day early because of a tiny, eensy, weensy little flying insect. A thing so small that it can't fly in the wind or the rain.
They were ultimately beaten by the mosquitoes.
Living proof that there is strength in numbers.