Different Types of Stink Bugs


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Learn the different types of stink bugs that may be in or around your area. See pictures and read descriptions of these bugs.

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Different Types of Stink Bugs

  1. 1. Different Types of Stink BugsStink bugs have become a growing problem in North America over the past fewyears. Because of this, it’s important for people to know how to recognize stinkbugs so they can report them to the local wild life agency.This pamphlet will go over the different types of stink bugs as well as facts abouteach stink bug. Brown Stink Bug Feeds on plants and is a large agricultural pest in the USA (first found in the USA in 2000). If this is the first time you’ve seen a brown stink bug in your area, contact the local extension office to report your finding because scientists are interested in tracking it’s movements. These are most likely the biggest stink bug pest in your area. Harlequin Bug This stink bug migrated north from Mexico City into the USA and is a major pest responsible for ruining millions of crops by feeding on cabbage plants.http://www.howtogetridofstinkbug.com – how to get rid of stink bugs
  2. 2. Green Stink Bug Are large crop pests and prefer eating and infecting the seeds of plants, vegetables, and fruits. Are present in large agricultural areas across North America from late Spring until the first frost of the year. Spined Soldier Bug One of the few stink bugs that actually is a benefit to have in your garden. These stink bugs will kill other garden insects by feeding on the and will do no harm to your plants. Keep in mind though, that these stink bugs may have a better chance of attacking you since they are not herbivores. Two Spotted Stink Bug This is another stink bug that attacks other insects in your garden. This type of stink bug will not feast on plants and will generally eat/kill 65+ garden pests every 1-6 weeks. While the normally feast on other insects, they can sometimes eat plants, but are considered a good stink bug to have. Rough Stink Bug Yet another helpful stink bug. This stink bug lives mostly in the east and will eat caterpillars, beetles, and other bugs which have a soft shell/body. They will release a very powerful scent when disturbed so don’t touch these guys.http://www.howtogetridofstinkbug.com – how to get rid of stink bugs
  3. 3. Red Shouldered Stink Bug Very common in the south eastern United States, this stink bug is notorious for destroying plants. They are generally smaller than regular stink bugs, but even still they can do their fair share of damage. Mormidea This is a very small stink bug, about the size of a very small fly or a very large gnat. These stink bugs feed mostly on weeds, but because of their small size, they are not as intrusive or noticeable as the larger stink bugs. Rice Stink Bug These stink bugs feed on wild grasses, rice’s, and other plants the develop kernels. They can literally attach themselves to the plant while they are eating so they cannot be disturbed.http://www.howtogetridofstinkbug.com – how to get rid of stink bugs
  4. 4. For more information on stink bugs including how to get rid of them and how toprotect your home from them year after year,visit http://www.howtogetridofstinkbug.com.Sourceshttp://www.uky.edu/Ag/CritterFiles/casefile/insects/bugs/stinkbugs/stinkbugs.htmImage Sourceshttp://joemacgown.com/Images/insect%20pictures/brown.stinkbug.jpghttp://i.pbase.com/t6/94/339594/4/84867830.3f7cGDKg.jpghttp://www.dpughphoto.com/images/southern%20green%20stink%20bug%20nezara%20durham%20103009.JPGhttp://www.dpughphoto.com/images/spined%20soldier%20bug%20maybe%20durham%2082106.JPGhttp://i.pbase.com/v3/94/339594/1/46752156.CRW_6956_RJ.JPGhttp://farm5.static.flickr.com/4033/4525630986_d085364393.jpghttp://pmtp.wsu.edu/images/Red-shoulder-band.jpghttp://bugguide.net/images/raw/3HPHZRNHOHNHHR4LNZXLRREHVHRLPZ8H6Z4LJHEH1Z4LFHUHCHXHVHGHOHKLPZ0LAZ0LBHXHPZXH5Z.jpghttp://www.pestproducts.com/images/Rice-Stink-Bug.jpghttp://www.howtogetridofstinkbug.com – how to get rid of stink bugs