Stink Bugs

The stink bug was accidentally introduced into the United States sometime around 1996. Stink bugs are considered a nuisance pest. They enter homes in the fall to overwinter in attics and wall voids. They do not cause structural, economic or aesthetic damage. They receive their unique name due to the pungent odor when picked up or vacuumed.


Coloring is varying shades of brown on top and bottom with the body shaped as the distinct shield shape. Adults are approximately 5/8 inch long.


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